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Protecting Endangered Cultural Heritage in Times of Conflict
19 Apr 2017 -  This event will focus on raising awareness about the preservation of cultural heritage around the world and discussing the dire situation in Syria, Iraq and Libya. The overall objective is to encourage Member States and all relevant actors to support countries standing in the face of dark forces that seek to destroy their past, present and future. It is now more than ever that we need to safeguard heritage and adhere to UN resolution 2199 (2015), condemning the destruction of cultural heritage.