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International organisations fighting  Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Property

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fighting Illicit Trafficking Initiatives
International organisations

Illicit Trafficking

That Illicit Trafficking is a phenomenon that needs wordwide attention is reflected in many initiatives that are taken. Below we highlight a few.

who-logoThe World Customs Orgnisation developed the Cultural Heritage Programme in cooperation with UNESCO, ICOM and Interpol.


UNESCO does not need further introduction. Do remember that November 14 is the International Day against Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Goods. The Manifest dates already from 1970.


INTERPOL provides databases, apps and alerts on stolen goods and trafficking. Here is how they do it.

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