On 3 October 2017, UNIDROIT was invited to participate in the G7 Roma-Lyon Group - Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on “Cultural Heritage, the Mirror of Identity: Cataloguing, collecting and sharing data, the key for safeguard”, organised by the Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage (TPC) in Rome. Representatives from the G7 countries, UN Monitoring-Team, UNESCO, INTERPOL, ICOM and ICCROM also attended the meeting. 

 

The purpose of the meeting was to gather experts from various fields in order to testify their experience on the topic and imagine future steps to take in order to fight, on a global scale, destruction, looting and illicit trade of cultural heritage.

 

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Shot of the podium