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  • Newsletter  N°81
  • September 2010

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The fight against illicit traffic and the return of cultural property: fundamental aspects of UNESCO’s mandate

As issues surrounding the return of cultural properties command worldwide media attention and debate, UNESCO continues to call on States and art dealers to cooperate in a spirit of respect for cultural heritage, particularly when it concerns religious beliefs and human remains.  The 16th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its Restitution in case of Illicit Appropriation is convened in that perspective. 


From 16-08-2010    to   31-10-2010  (Bangkok - Thailand) 

Underwater Cultural Heritage Exhibition at Bangkok’s Siam Ocean World More

From 27-08-2010    to   31-10-2010  (Venice - Italy) 

AFEX presents photographic exhibition: Elsewhere, French Architecture throughout the world More

From 31-08-2010    to   02-09-2010  (Córdoba - Argentina) 

National Workshop on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage Alta Gracia More

From 01-09-2010    to   04-09-2010  (Tallinn - Estonia) 

The Role of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage More

From 01-09-2010    to   30-10-2010  (Mexico - Mexico) 

“Saving Our Underwater Cultural Heritage” More

From 06-09-2010    to   10-09-2010  (Paris - France) 

Confucius Cultural Week More

From 13-09-2010    to   24-09-2010  (Shanghai - China) 

'Management Planning for Cultural Heritage' International Course More

From 14-09-2010    to   15-09-2010  (Hienghene, New Caledonia - France) 

Executive Board Meeting of the Pacific Islands Museums Association (PIMA) and Workshop on Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Properties More

From 19-09-2010    to   30-09-2010  (Alger - Algeria) 

World Heritage Nomination Training Course for Arabic-speaking African countries More

From 20-09-2010    to   23-09-2010  (Libreville - Gabon) 

Implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention through the preparation of inventories More

From 21-09-2010    to   21-09-2010  (New York - United States of America) 

High-Level Round Table on “Culture for Development” More

From 21-09-2010    to   23-09-2010  (Paris - France) 

16th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its Restitution in Case of Illicit Appropriation (ICPRCP) More

From 28-09-2010    to   30-09-2010  (Vienna - Austria) 

International Seminar on the Implementation of the 1954 Hague Convention and its two Protocols (1954 and 1999) More
Underwater Cultural Heritage in Oceania  More

World Heritage Review n°57 - World Heritage in Brazil  More

World Heritage Review n°56 - International Year of Biodiversity  More

MUSEUM International N°244: What Can Art Still Do? (periodical)  More

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