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Combatting illicit trafficking in cultural property focus of OSCE-organised Turkmen-Afghan workshop in Turkmenistan

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Trafficking in cultural property
Subject
Trafficking in cultural property
Date(s)
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Region
Central Asia
Keywords
trafficking in cultural property

Summary

An OSCE-organised joint Turkmen-Afghan workshop on combating illicit trafficking in cultural property concluded on 25 October 2018 in Ashgabat.

The three-day workshop brought together border officials from Turkmenistan and Afghanistan,  experts from the OSCE Secretariat, the OSCE Border Management Staff College (BMSC), UNESCO, EUROPOL and an international expert on combating illicit trafficking in cultural property. Experts from the OSCE Secretariat and BMSC, the UNESCO Office in Kabul and EUROPOL elaborated on their activities in the area of preventing illicit trafficking in cultural property.

During the joint workshop, participants visited the State Museum of the Cultural Centre of Turkmenistan in Ashgabat and the historical-archaeological  monument Old Nisa (UNESCO World Heritage Site).

The workshop was organized with financial support from the governments of Germany, Italy and Japan.

Information

Added on
08 Nov 2018
Origin
OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Region
Afghanistan, Turkmenistan
Keywords
trafficking in cultural property
Rights
OSCE