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Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage - 2001

Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage - 2001
  • Shipwreck close to Papua-New Guinea © UNESCO/A. Vanzo

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The UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage, adopted on 2 November 2001 by the UNESCO General Conference, is intended to enable States to effectively protect and preserve their underwater cultural heritage.

 

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  • 22-12-2008
Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage enters into force in January 2009
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  • 25-03-2008
UNESCO assists in feasibility study for underwater museum in Alexandria
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First Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage
Paris - France
  • 26-03-2009 - 
  • 27-03-2009
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