UN General Assembly adopts Resolution on "Return or Restitution of Cultural Property to the Countries of Origin"/ Statement by Dr Catherine Boura, Permanent Representative of Greece to the UN (9.12.15)

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UN General Assembly adopts Resolution on "Return or Restitution of Cultural Property to the Countries of Origin"/ Statement by Dr Catherine Boura, Permanent Representative of Greece to the UN (9.12.15)

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Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations - News

Thursday, 10 December 2015

70TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Agenda Item 10
“Return or Restitution of Cultural Property to the Countries of Origin”

Statement by
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Catherine Boura
Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations

NEW YORK
Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

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Mr. President,

On behalf of the cosponsors, I am pleased to introduce draft Resolution A/70/L.28, entitled “Return or Restitution of Cultural Property to the Countries of Origin”. We hope that today the General Assembly will adopt this important Resolution by consensus, as in previous years.

I would like to thank the Secretary General and the Director General of UNESCO for their comprehensive report on the return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin. The report outlines the most significant developments that have taken place during the past three years in the field of return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of provenance. 
 

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