Project ID 469GLO5000

The purpose of the UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize is to commemorate the inscription of the Buljo jikji simche yojeol, the oldest existing book of movable metal print in the world, on the Memory of the World Register, and to reward efforts contributing to the preservation and accessibility of documentary heritage as a common heritage of humanity.

  • On-going
  • Multi-donor

USD 279,976

Total Project Budget

USD 256,636

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2009.04.01
End Date 2022.12.31
Benchmark as of 2022.09.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Flexible Funding Communication and information Multi-donor 279,976 256,636

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Communication and information
Outcome 8 - Foster knowledge sharing and skills development in the digital age Output: 8.CI4 - Member States are enabled to foster universal access to information and knowledge, including through the Information for All Programme (IFAP), as well as through Open Solutions, and through the identification, preservation and accessibility of documentary heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 20%
  • 50%
  • 30%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 5%
  • Youth | 5%