Andean subregional workshop on the 1970 UNESCO Convention, the control of illicit traffic of cultural property and museums

Quito, Ecuador, 17-19 de septiembre de 2008

The objective of this workshop, organized in Quito by UNESCO’s Cluster Office, the Section of museums and cultural objects and the Ministry of cultural and natural heritage of Ecuador, was to establish a state of the art of the application of the Convention of 1970 in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela and to offer practical training as regards the establishment of inventories and as to police fight against trafficking in cultural property.

The workshop received the support of the ICOM-LAC, INTERPOL and of the specialized team of the Carabineri for the protection of cultural heritage.

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