An excelled piece of work, for our German speakers.
By Prof. Dr. Kerstin von der Decken, Prof. Dr. Frank Fechner and Prof. Dr. Matthias Weller.
A new independent conservation organisation is calling on members of the public and culture professionals to monitor and report on the status of Unesco’s World Heritage sites because safeguarding these cultural hot spots has become a “secondary concern” for the United Nations cultural agency. The Art Newspaper
UNESCO, the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, the European Commission and the Council of Europe are organizing an international online conference on multilateralism, cultural heritage protection and the fight against illicit trafficking from 16 to 18 November.
Ahead of a major anniversary this weekend, the international organisation is under fire for apparently exaggerating the scale of the illicit trade in cultural goods.
The Eighth Session of the Subsidiary Committee of the Meeting of States Parties to the 1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property took place on 27 and 28 October 2020 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. More Here