Within the framework of the Himaya Project to fight the illicit trafficking of cultural property, the IFLA PAC Regional Center at Qatar National Library invites you to this webinar, which will address UNIDROIT’s contribution to the fight against illicit trafficking in cultural objects and in particular how to facilitate the restitution of stolen cultural objects and the return of illegally exported cultural objects.

The webinar will explain the procedures and mechanisms established by the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects to facilitate restitution, with a focus on the advantages for Arab countries to join.

Introduction about Himaya Project: Maxim Nasra, Head of Preservation and Conservation, QNL
SpeakerMarina SCHNEIDER, Principal Legal Officer and Treaty Depositary, UNIDROIT

The event will be conducted online via Zoom.

  • Date: 21 May 2024
  • Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Language: Arabic and English
  • Target Audience: Cultural professionals and those interested in combating illicit trafficking in cultural heritage

Seats are limited, please register here