Second meeting of the Informal Reflection Group (IRG) of the Subsidiary Committee of the Meeting of the States Parties of the 1970

When, local time: 
Monday, 4 July 2016 -
10:00am to 6:00pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Consultative Meeting
Contact: 
Edouard Planche (E.Planche@unesco.org)

Second meeting of the Informal Reflection Group (IRG) of the Subsidiary Committee of the Meeting of the States Parties of the 1970 Convention, Room IX, UNESCO Headquarters, 4 July 2016.

The first meeting of the IRG took place in Delphi, Greece, between 3 and 5 June 2016. The main topics discussed on this occasion were:
1. Outcomes of the 30 March Roundtable “The movement of cultural property in 2016: regulation, international cooperation and diligence of professionals for cultural heritage protection”
2. Strengthening cooperation with art market professionals especially focused on online sales
3. Standardization of the return and restitution procedure of the cultural objects
4. National reports on the implementation of the 1970 Convention
The second meeting of the IRG will consider the following items:
1. Outcomes of the first IRG meeting
2. Update on the proposals received for the amendment of the Rules of Procedures of the Subsidiary Committee
3. Protection and prevention of illicit trafficking of the documentary heritage (proposal from Mexico)
4. Information on the proposed new questionnaire for periodic reporting