CULTURE

Crisis in Iraq

International Coordination Committee for the Safeguarding of the Cultural Heritage of Iraq

First Cultural Forum for Iraq (26-27 May 2004)
Appeal  (English - Arabic) - Motion (English - Arabic)


War in Iraq and its consequences for Cultural Heritage - Editorial by Mounir Bouchenaki, Assistant Director-General for Culture.



Questions/Answers

1. What does the Iraqi cultural heritage consist of? Answer:...

2. How did the 1991 Gulf War affect Iraq’s cultural heritage? What action did UNESCO take following the embargo (in the wake of United Nations Security Council Resolution 661 of 2 August 1990) and the 1991 Gulf War? Answer:...

3. What are the main threats to Iraq’s cultural heritage in the present conflict? Answer:...

4. What international instruments exist to protect the cultural heritage? Answer:...


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