Public hearing on "Destruction and Trafficking of Cultural Heritage"

The Committee on Culture and Education will hold a public hearing on ‘Destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage’ on Monday, 13 July 2015 from 15:00 to 17:30 in Brussels, meeting room József Antall (JAN) 6Q2. Representatives from academic institutes, as well as from UNESCO, the International Criminal Court (ICC), INTERPOL and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) have been invited to take part in the debate.

These experts will give an overview of the main issues regarding the destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage, with a specific focus on the role of the European Union in crisis situations such as those in Syria and Iraq.


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