UNESCO Banner

UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws

UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Frequently Asked Questions

  • For users:
    • Database potential users:
      • Who is the UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws for?
    • Contents
      • What type of information is stored in the UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws?
      • Why is the information stored in this Database useful?
    • Searching the Database
      • How do I search the Database?

 

 

  • National legislation and international legal instruments:
    • National legislation
      • Why have a database of NATIONAL LEGISLATION?
      • What types of standard-setting instrument can be found in the Database?
      • What are import and export certificates for cultural property for?
      • What is the difference between national legislation and international texts?
    • International legal instruments
      • What types of legal instrument does UNESCO use at the international level to protect the cultural heritage? 
      • Which international texts govern the cultural heritage? 

 

 


Europe and North America Latin America and the Caribbean Africa Arab States Asia Pacific