[news-clt] UNESCO Culture Newsletter / Lettre d'information sur la culture

Newsletter     N°87         March 2011

In Focus

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40 years combat against the illicit trafficking of cultural property- past and future of the 1970 Convention

The prevalent problem of illicit archeological excavations and the trafficking of religious objects, the expansion of the international art market, crimes connected with the illicit trade in cultural property and the financing of terrorist activities attract considerable media and political attention. The 1970 Convention is at the heart of the problem. UNESCO evaluates the issue together with internationally renowned personalities and experts, as well as with its traditional partners.


From 15-02-2011    to   30-06-2011  (. - Worldwide) 

Call for applications for technical assistance missions: Strengthening the Governance of Culture in Developing Countries More

From 01-03-2011    to   03-03-2011  (Moscow - Russian Federation) 

Regional Seminar for Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries on “Safeguarding World Heritage in the context of New Global Challenges” More

From 01-03-2011    to   03-03-2011  (Bogota - Colombia) 

Meeting of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project More

From 01-03-2011    to   02-03-2011  (San Miguel Cozumel, Quintana Roo - Mexico) 

Technical and legal challenges of the Underwater Cultural Heritage in Central America and Mexico More

From 02-03-2011    to   02-03-2011  (Paris - France) 

10th Anniversary of the destruction of the Buddha statues in Afghanistan: “Towards Cultural Rapprochement and Tolerance” More

From 03-03-2011    to   04-03-2011  (Paris - France) 

9th Expert Working Group Meeting for the Preservation and Safeguarding of the Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley More

From 08-03-2011    to   08-03-2011  (Paris - France) 

Global inauguration of the artistic exhibitions in the framework of the celebrations of the International Women’s Day 2011 More

From 10-03-2011    to   11-03-2011  (New York - United States of America) 

Meeting of the High Panel on Peace and Dialogue among Cultures More

From 11-03-2011    to   11-03-2011  (Sofia - Bulgaria) 

International Roundtable on Film Distribution in the South-East European region More

From 13-03-2011    to   16-03-2011  (Mysore, Karnataka - India) 

Third Biennial Conference of Indian Heritage Cities Network (IHCN) More

From 15-03-2011    to   16-03-2011  (Paris - France) 

Celebration of the 40th anniversary of 1970 Convention against illicit traffic of cultural property More

From 23-03-2011    to   23-03-2011  (Paris - France) 

Celebration of World Theatre Day More

From 29-03-2011    to   30-03-2011  (Nuku’alofa - Tonga) 

Pacific Regional Network Meeting on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) More



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