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PRESS RELEASE: UK Blue Shield concerned UK unprepared to prevent UK becoming a gateway for looted objects

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UK National Committee of the Blue Shield (UKBS) expresses concern that the UK government is unprepared to handle the challenges of maintaining distinct systems for the import of cultural goods into different parts of the UK and has significantly underestimated…

UK ratifies 1954 Hague Convention

On 12 September 2017, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland deposited with the Director-General of UNESCO its instruments of ratification of the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and of…