Heritage and Cultural Diversity at Risk in Iraq and Syria/Patrimoine et diversité culturelle en péril en Iraq et en Syrie/التراث والتنوع الثقافي معرضان للخطر في العراق وسوريا

(2015) Heritage and Cultural Diversity at Risk in Iraq and Syria/Patrimoine et diversité culturelle en péril en Iraq et en Syrie/التراث والتنوع الثقافي معرضان للخطر في العراق وسوريا. UNESCO. [Other]

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The destruction of cultural heritage in Iraq and Syria as well as the persecution of minorities are not merely a cultural emergency, but a political and security imperative for which adequate responses at the political and humanitarian levels are needed.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: UNESCO
Languages: Arabic, English, French
Keywords: cultural cleansing; threatened cultural heritage; terrorism; cultural diversity; antiquities; crimes against humanity; conservation of cultural property; damages; war damage; destruction of cultural heritage; archaeological heritage; illicit trafficking; illicit excavations; Conservation measures; international organizations; Syrian Arab Republic; Iraq
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 07. Management
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 11. Legal protection and Administration
G.DETERIORATION > 02. Causes of deterioration
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 28. World Heritage
K.LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES > 05. International organizations
L.PRESENTATION AND TRANSMISSION OF HERITAGE > 04. Public awareness
L.PRESENTATION AND TRANSMISSION OF HERITAGE > 07. Education
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 04. World Heritage in Danger
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 10. Advisory body
P.GEOGRAPHIC AREAS > 04. Asia and Pacific islands
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, established by the Second Protocol of the Hague Convention of 1954
Number of Pages: 34
Depositing User: intern icomos
Date Deposited: 12 May 2015 15:16
Last Modified: 12 May 2015 15:16
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/1551

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