"Safeguarding Cultural Heritage conference kicks off in Abu Dhabi"

18.12.2016 • … The conference concludes Saturday, with the adoption of the Abu Dhabi Declaration in support of Unesco’s global mandate to protect cultural heritage during armed conflicts.

The mandate will define practical and sustainable means to safeguard cultural resources, as well as create a network of safe havens for threatened heritage.

... The conference is structured into panel discussions and presentations, giving first-hand accounts from international cultural experts on the successes and challenges in overcoming difficult situations faced in the protection and conservation of cultural heritage in conflict zones.

The panels also aim to set the stage for further discussions of the proposed strategies of the global initiative proposed by the UAE and France.

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Quelle: TheNational.ae