Competent Authorities

Article 22 of the 2001 Convention stipulates that:

To ensure the proper implementation of the 2001 Convention, States Parties need to establish competent authorities or, where appropriate, reinforce those in existence, to provide for

  • the establishment, maintenance and updating of inventories of underwater cultural heritage
  • the effective protection, conservation, presentation and management of underwater cultural heritage
  • research and education.

States Parties must communicate the names and addresses of their competent authorities relating to underwater cultural heritage to the Director-General of UNESCO.

National Competent Authorities in States Parties

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Institute for Protection of Monuments of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Director: Lidija Mićić

Tel: (+387) 033 254 131

Fax: (+387) 033 254 181

E-mail: zavod(at)fmks.gov.ba ; lidija.micic(at)fmks.gov.ba

Website : http://www.fmks.gov.ba/o-ministarstvu/zavod-za-zastitu-spomenika

Institute for Protection Cultural Historical and Natural Heritage of Republic of Srpska

Address : Vuka Karadžića 4 / VI 78000 Banja Luka Republic of Serbian Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel : (+387) 051 247 419
Fax: (+387) 051 247 545

Е-mail: rzzzs(at)blic.net

Website: http://www.nasljedje.org/

 

Italy

Direzione Generale per le antichità

Direttore: dott. Gino Famiglietti

Via di San Michele , 22 - 00153 -Roma

Tel: (+39) 06 58 43 47 00

Fax: (+39) 06 58 43 47 50

E-mail: mbac-dg-ant@mailcert.beniculturali.it

Website: www.archeologia.beniculturali.it

 

Lithuania

Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture

Šnipiškių g. 3

LT-09309 Vilnius

Lithuania

Tel: (+370) 52 73 42 56

Fax: (+370) 52 72 40 58

E-mail: centras@heritage.lt

Website: www.kpd.lt

 

Mexico

Subdirección de Arqueología Subaquática CNA -INAH

Ms. María Helena Barba Meinecke

Moneda 16, Col. Centro Historico, C.P. 06070, Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal

México, D.F.

Tel: (+52) 01 (55) 40 40 56 00, ext. 413121, 413122 and 412123/  (+52) 01 981 811 55 10 / (+52) 01 981 102 78 20

Email :  helenabarbamei(at)yahoo.com.mx; helena_barba(at)inah.gob.mx; acuatica(at)prodigy.net.mx; acuatica(at)gmx.net

 

Montenegro

Montenegro Communications should be addressed to the National Commission for UNESCO

 

Morocco

Centre National d'Etudes et de Recherches en Archéologie Subaquatique

Monsieur Azzeddine KARRA

Tel. : +212 661 859 615

E-mail : a.karra(at)minculture.gov.ma

 

Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation

Deputy Director (Culture): Mr Augustus Babajide Ajibola

Federal Secretariat Complex, Phase II, Block E Room 231,

Abuja

Nigeria

Tel: +234 (0) 803 301 8985

E-mail: ajibloecr@yahoo.com

 

Panama

Instituto Nacional de Cultura (INAC)

M. Roxana Pino

B.P. 0816-07812 Panamá 5,

República de Panamá

E-mail: rpino(at)inac.pa

 

Paraguay

Dirección General de Protección y Conservación de los Recursos Hídricos Secretaría del Ambiente

Avda. Madame Lynch

3500 Asunción

Paraguay

Tel: (+595) 21 61 58 11 

Fax: (595) 21 61 58 11  

Website www.seam.gov.py

 

Saudi Arabia

Director General of Archaeological Research and Studies Center

Mr. Abdullah Saud Al-Saud

Tel.: +966114096637

Mobile: +96650525618

Email: Alsaud(at)scth.gov.sa

 

Spain

Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport

Deputy Director General of Heritage Protection: Elisa de Cabo de la Vega

Plaza del Rey nº 1

28004-Madrid

SPAIN

Tel.: +(34) 91 70 17 035

E-Mail: elisa.decabo(at)mecd.es

Website: http://www.mecd.gob.es/ministerio-mecd/ 

 

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