International symposium on 'Protecting Asia's heritage: Strategies for fighting illicit trafficking of cultural properties and fostering restitutions'

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The two-day symposium provides a platform for discussion for policy makers and actors combating illicit trafficking of cultural property. It aims at highlighting the issues faced by South Asian countries, fostering their knowledge on recent achievements to fight illicit trafficking and discussing restitution strategies.
The symposium will discuss on the following themes:
• Theme 1: Policy and legal frameworks
• Theme 2: Present situation in Asia
• Theme 3: Preventive measures
• Theme 4: Restitution strategies, mechanisms and practices


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 16.12.2013 08:00 local time
End 17.12.2013 17:00 local time
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Focal point Shrestha, Nipuna
Organizer UNESCO Office in Kathmandu
Country Nepal
City Kathmandu
Venue Hotel Annapurna
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Language of Event English
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