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Partnerships to Counter Theft and Trafficking: IFLA Joins ICOM at launch of new Red List

When any type of cultural property disappears, it is a great loss to humanity. However, around the world, cultural objects are at risk of illicit theft and trafficking. This is a complex issue, and working to counter these threats is not a task that one can take on alone. There is a need for collaboration between cultural institutions, like libraries and museums, and with law enforcement, customs organisations, and other stakeholders. IFLA is dedicated to helping protect the world’s cultural heritage, and we work with many partners to build capacity to counter the threat of trafficking. Read More

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  • 27 February 2023

Qatar National Library High-level Panel Discussion: International Day Against Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property

To mark the occasion of the International Day Against Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property, Qatar National Library will host a high-level panel discussion about the efforts to counter the trafficking and illegal circulation of antiquities and documentary heritage. Keynote Speaker: His Excellency Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, Minister of… Read More

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  • 11 November 2021