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We love to share new of our latest projects, new initiatives and what new treasures is to be stored in the Arctic World Archive. Below you can read about it all.

Data from around the world now preserved for 1000 years in the Arctic

Data from around the world now preserved for 1000 years in the Arctic

The Arctic World Archive, a secure vault of world memory in the far arctic north, has again opened its doors to new memories and collections.
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AWA welcomes first Malaysian deposit – celebrating emerging artists

AWA welcomes first Malaysian deposit – celebrating emerging artists

The Arctic World Archive is proud to welcome the first Malaysian deposit which joins the growing repository of world memory. This deposit celebrates South-East Asian’s vibrant art culture as seen through the eyes of emerging artists.
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AWA
                welcomes welcomes more Norwegian cultural heritage

AWA welcomes more Norwegian cultural heritage

Defense and Natural history, digital art and corporate stories are among the latest Norwegian deposits into the Arctic World Archive.
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Durga
                Saptashati Manuscripts preserved for eternity Arctic World Archive

Durga Saptashati Manuscripts preserved for eternity Arctic World Archive

Representing a core pillar of the Hindu culture and faith, these precious religious texts describing the Goddess as the supreme power and creator of the universe have now been digitally preserved for eternity.
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AWA
                welcomes some of the earliest surviving Hindu paintings

AWA welcomes some of the earliest surviving Hindu paintings

After the initiation of preservation of paintings on the Ajanta Caves, more restored artworks from ancient India, signifying a new tradition of art that gave birth to modern beliefs, are being preserved.
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AWA welcomes first deposit from Kazakhtstan

AWA welcomes first deposit from Kazakhtstan

The Arctic World Archive (AWA) has today welcomed the constitution of Kazakhstan to its growing repository of world memory.
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AWA welcomes Nobel Prize winner Wisława Szymborska

The Arctic World Archive (AWA) has now officially welcomed the work of Nobel Prize winner, Wisława Szymborska (Poland), to its growing collection of world memory.
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More treasures
                for the Arctic World Archive

More treasures for the Arctic World Archive

On the remote arctic island of Svalbard, a diverse group of people gathered with a shared purpose: to ensure survival of their piece of world memory.
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Nobel Prize laureate stores life’s work in the Arctic World Archive

Nobel Prize laureate stores life’s work in the Arctic World Archive

Coinciding with the Nobel Peace Prize announcement for 2020, Piql is thrilled to announce the first Arctic World Archive (AWA) deposit from a Nobel Prize laureate.
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GitHub desposits 186 reels in the Arctic World Archive

GitHub open source code now stored forever

We are thrilled to announce that we have now received GitHub’s deposit of its public repositories. On 8 July, 186 reels of piqlFilm were stored in the Arctic Code Vault, inside the Arctic World Archive.
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Depositing event postponed

Depositing event postponed

Following advice from the Norwegian authorities in regards to the COVID-19 virus, we are implementing restrictions to keep our staff and our clients safe.
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UNICEF deposits Child Convention in AWA

UNICEF deposits Child Convention in AWA

To celebrate World Children’s Day and 30-year anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF has stored the document forever in the Arctic World Archive (AWA).
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Piql supports GitHub with perpetual data storage

GitHub, the software collaboration platform, has chosen Piql’s unique technology for perpetual storage of its valuable software repositories.
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The Arc

Announcing a new initiative to experience Arctic preservation

Arctic World Archive is excited to contribute to a new collaborative project —The Arc.
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Arctic World Archive receives more world treasures

Arctic World Archive receives more world treasures

Institutions and companies from around the world have gathered in Svalbard.
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Public’s top 10 to be stored in the Arctic World Archive

Public’s top 10 to be stored in the Arctic World Archive

The Arctic World Archive will become home to 10 more world cultural treasures.
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