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Prevention of Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Heritage (PITCH) training

Category
Event
Venue
Border Management Staff College, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Date(s)
-
Subject
Trafficking in cultural property

Description

The World Customs Organization (WCO) is partnering with the OSCE, in order to deploy specialized training on the prevention of illicit trafficking of cultural heritage in Central Asia.

Summary

This hands-on training will serve as a stepping stone for the preparation of the customs administrations for operational activities, including a global customs-police operation planned for 2019.

Background

The WCO launched the specialised Prevention of Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Heritage - PITCH Handbook in November 2018, in response to its obligation highlighted in the WCO Council Resolution on the role of customs in prevention of illicit trafficking of cultural objects, adopted in July 2016.

 

Information

Added on
15 Mar 2019
Origin
OSCE Secretariat / Transnational Threats Department / Border Management and Security Unit
Type
Training
Organizer
OSCE Secretariat / Transnational Threats Department / Border Management and Security Unit, OSCE Secretariat / Transnational Threats Department / Border Management and Security Unit
Participants
Law enforcement officers
Region
Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Keywords
customs
Rights
OSCE