- 2004- (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
By 2009 around 3,500,000 electronic documents and emails.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
In 2004 UNESCO launched an electronic records management initiative in order to archive the growing number of e-mails and electronic documents. The collection is arranged based on the Secretariat's classification system for electronic records.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Material will be appraised as it is officially transfered to the archives.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
20 year access rule applies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Some of the documents included in RISS might exist as paper copies and could also be part of the correspondence files of the programme sectors (AG 8).