UNESCO WORKSHOP ON THE ETHICS OF COLLECTIONS AND FIGHT AGAINST ILLICIT TRAFFIC OF CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE GCC

pict03Ms Marina Schneider, UNIDROIT Senior Legal Officer and Treaty Depositary, took part to a three-day workshop on the ethics of collections and fight against illicit traffic of cultural heritage in the GCC, organised by UNESCO and the Tourism and Culture Authority of the UAE, in Abu Dhabi (UAE) from 2 to 4 April 2017.

The workshop is part of UNESCO’s capacity building initiatives and it is the first workshop of its kind in the region bringing together representatives of culture authorities from the GCC,public and private museums, collectors and auction houses as well as experts from institutions such as UNESCO, INTERPOL, WCO-OMD, ICOM, UNODC.

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