The Fund for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict

Original organic materials discovered among debris, Bamiyan, Afghanistan ©UNESCO

The Fund for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict is a fund in trust.

It is established to provide financial or other assistance for preparatory or other measures to be taken in peacetime. It also provides financial or other assistance in relation to emergency, provisional or other measures to protect cultural property during periods of armed conflict, or for immediate recovery after the end of hostilities.

Contributions to the Fund are entirely voluntary.

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