General Assembly reviews efforts to curb illegal trade in cultural property

13 Dec 2012 8:04 AM | Anonymous

General Assembly reviews efforts to curb illegal trade in cultural property

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Ambassadors meeting in the UN General Assembly on Wednesday are hearing how the illicit traffic in cultural property continues despite global efforts to combat it.

Introducing a draft resolution on the return or restitution of these items to their countries of origin, Greek ambassador Anastassis Mitsialis pointed out that the threat of smuggling rises during times of crisis or conflict.

http://www.unmultimedia.org/radio/english/2012/12/general-assembly-reviews-efforts-to-curb-illegal-trade-in-cultural-property/

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