Togo deposited its instrument of accession to the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention with the Italian Government, Depositary of the Convention, on 3 September 2021 and the Convention will enter into force for Togo on 1 March 2022. This accession strengthens the legal framework to protect the 
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On the occasion of the G20 Culture Ministers meeting, held in Rome on 29 and 30 July 2021, the Rome declaration has been adopted which, among other, reiterate the concern for the growing illicit trafficking of cultural property…… and call on the international community to 
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Students and early professionals are invited to submit articles for The ESACH Quarterly, the second issue of the second issue of the magazine of the European Students’ Association for Cultural Heritage, among other, related to the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention and restitutions issues. Submissions are welcomed from an extensively broad variety 
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From 29 June to 1st July 2021, UNIDROIT was invited to attend the first meeting of the Regional Monitoring Committee on the ECOWAS Action Plan for the Return of Cultural Property to their Countries of Origin, organised in Cotonou (Benin). Prof. Ignacio Tirado, Secretary General 
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Ms Marina Schneider, Principal Legal Officer and Treaty Depositary at UNIDROIT attended the regional conference from 29 to 30 June 2021 as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1970 Convention on Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer 
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On 23 June 2021, Ms Marina Schneider, Principal Legal Officer and Treaty Depositary at UNIDROIT, participated in the 2021 edition of the Summerschool of the Art-Law Centre and the UNESCO Chair in the International Law of the Protection of Cultural Heritage of the University of 
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On 8-9 October 2020, UNIDROIT hosted a celebratory international conference to mark the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects. The Conference was an event to take stock of the achievements of the Convention’s implementation thus far, 
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On 20 June 2018, Ms Marina Schneider, UNIDROIT Senior Legal Officer, gave a lecture to the students of the Geneva Summer School of International Cultural Heritage Law – University of Geneva about the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects.   -> 
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• Introduction • Scope of the MAC protocol • Economic Benefits of the MAC Protocol • Background · Governing Council documents · Study Group · 2016 Symposium for UNIDROIT Member States · First Session of the Committee of Governmental Experts · Second Session of the 
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