Documentation can combat illicit trafficking of cultural heritage’

08 Sep 2015 7:53 AM | Anonymous

Documentation can combat illicit trafficking of cultural heritage’

New Delhi, Sep 7:

Right documentation of heritage and artifacts is the key to combatting illicit trafficking of cultural heritage, which is enmeshed with international crime and terrorism, an International Council of Museums (ICOM) official said on Monday.

“Combating illicit trafficking of cultural heritage is one of the major problems of the world. It is completely in mesh with international crime and terrorism. Documentation is one of the key ways to combat this crime,” said Nicholas Crofts, the chairperson of the International Committee for Documentation (CIDOC) of ICOM. 

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