Practical tools

  • ARCHEO is a real-time communication tool developed by WCO to promote information sharing among relevant authorities in order to combat illicit trafficking of cultural property.More

Legal tools

  • European Parliament legislative resolution of 12 March 2019 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the import of cultural goods. More
  • The UNIDROIT Convention Academic Project has been conceived to facilitate the study of the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects. More


  • A Press kit on the return by the French authorities of Peruvian cultural artefacts seized by customs (2019). This publication comes back on the circumstances of the seizure and details the role of the different French authorities involved in the fight against trafficking of cultural property.More
  • Covenant on cooperation between the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and the Ministry of Finance of Netherlands in the execution of statutory tasks in the policy area of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science by Customs (2018).More