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Second experts meeting on Iraqi cultural heritage. 

The British Museum and UNESCO jointly chaired this meeting of experts in London. 

One of the most comprehensive collection on Mesopotamia in the world

The second expert meeting held in London followed up inter alia the discussion on items 2 and 3 of the experts’ recommendations made at the first experts meeting in Paris.

The directors of the world’s major museums, who have been invited to attend the meeting, placed the topic of emergency measures for the National Museum in Baghdad on top of the agenda. Moreover, the experts recommended the urgent dispatch of an assessment mission to Baghdad, under UNESCO coordination.

Start Date 29 Apr 2003
End Date 29 Apr 2003
MeetingType Experts committee
Meeting Location British Museum - London
Organizer UNESCO and the British Museum

Experts from the great collections of Mesopotamian antiquities outside Iraq – the Hermitage, Berlin Museums, the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the British Museum.

Document 1 Recommendations, London, 29.04.03.pdf