THE CHALLENGES AND PROJECTS BETWEEN WAR, TERRORISM, GENOCIDE, AND ORGANIZED CRIME will be the topics of discussion at the conference organised by the CNR (Italian National Council of Research) in Rome on the 15 November.
An event that is celebrated with the patronage of the Italian Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and the Camera dei Deputati this conference represents an important moment of reflection in Italy on the state of implementation of the Hague Convention of 1954 and especially its 1999 Second Protocol (1999HP) of which the country is party. Institutional, academic and civil society organisations representing the major stakeholders and target groups in Italy were invited to participate and contribute to the event.
WATCH member Dr. Max Carcione will participate to the conference with a review of the role played by the International Committee of the Blue Shield and Cultural NGOs in the concrete implementation of protective measures for cultural heritage and in the dissemination of the 1954 Hague Convention, its two Protocols and Guidelines.
Dr. Benjamin Goes, the President of the 1999HP Intergovernmental Committee, Ms Aparna Tandon (ICCROM) and Dr. Alessandra Liquori O’Neil (UNICRI) will also contribute testifying the experience made within their international organisations in the prevention and contrast of any form of illicit to the detriment of cultural heritage.