Regional training on Syrian cultural heritage: addressing the issue of illicit trafficking
One of the mosaics stolen from the ruins of Afamya in the city of Hama
As a part of UNESCO’s response to the current Syrian crisis, the Amman Office is organizing a four-day regional training to promote awareness and cooperation on illicit trafficking of Syrian cultural property.
Under the patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan and with the support of the Swiss Federal Office for Culture, the UNESCO Offices in Iraq, Beirut, Venice and the Culture Heritage Protection Treaties Section at UNESCO headquarters, the event is being organized by UNESCO Office in Amman and will take place in Amman from 10 to 13 February 2013. Representatives from Syria and neighbouring countries, togehter with international experts, will discuss the situation of illicit traffic and looting of cultural artifacts of Syria.
|Type of Event||Category 7-Seminar and Workshop|
|Start||10.02.2013 08:00 local time|
|End||13.02.2013 16:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Gamba, Valentina|
|Venue||Marriott Hotel Amman|
|Permanent Delegation Contact|
|Language of Event||English, Arabic|
|Estimated number of participants||70|
|Link 1||Illicit Traffic of Cultural Property|
|Link 2||Protection of Cultural Heritage in case of Armed Conflict|
|Link 3||UNESCO Office in Amman, Jordan|