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Four World Heritage sites in Cyprus and Italy granted “enhanced protection” in the event of armed conflict



Title Four World Heritage sites in Cyprus and Italy granted “enhanced protection” in the event of armed conflict
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Three World Heritage sites in Cyprus and a fourth in Italy have been given “enhanced protection” status by the Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, which held its fifth meeting at UNESCO Headquarters from 22-24 November. The sites, which are the first to be granted this status, are Choirokoitia, Paphos (sites I and II) and the Painted Churches of the Troodos Region in Cyprus and Castel del Monte in Italy. More

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Publication Date 2010-11-26 10:00 am
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