Third Meeting of States Parties to the 1970 Convention on the Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property

When :

from Monday 18 May, 2015
to Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Type of event :

Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Room II, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

According to Article 14.1 of its Rules of Procedure, the Meeting of States Parties is convened every two years. The Third Meeting will be organized from 18 to 20 May 2015 in Paris, at UNESCO Headquarters.
In addition to serving the renewal of half of the Members of the Subsidiary Committee (election of 9 new Members), the State Parties will be – among others – invited to discuss the possible adoption of the Draft Operational Guidelines which were approved by the Subsidiary Committee during its Second session from 30 June to 2 July 2014, the possible creation of a fund for the Convention as well as the recommendations proposed by the Office of Internal Oversight Service of UNESCO (IOS) in the ‘Evaluation Report on the 1970 Convention’ (IOS/EVS/PI/133REV.4) published in April 2014.