International symposium on 'Protecting Asia's heritage: Strategies for fighting illicit trafficking of cultural properties and fostering restitutions'

When, local time: 
Monday, 16 December 2013 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Nepal, Kathmandu
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
s.scheurer@unesco.org

The two-day symposium provides a platform for discussion for policy makers and actors combating illicit trafficking of cultural property. It aims at highlighting the issues faced by South Asian countries, fostering their knowledge on recent achievements to fight illicit trafficking and discussing restitution strategies.
The symposium will discuss on the following themes:
• Theme 1: Policy and legal frameworks
• Theme 2: Present situation in Asia
• Theme 3: Preventive measures
• Theme 4: Restitution strategies, mechanisms and practices