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  • New report details actions to better protect our cultural heritage

    Exhibit entitled -Protecting cultural heritage- an imperative for humanity. Photo: UN Photo/Amanda VoisardThere is an urgent need to enhance the protection of cultural heritage targeted by terrorists and illicit traffickers, according to the newly launched report of the global initiative "Protecting Cultural Heritage-An Imperative for Humanity" developed jointly by UNODC, UNESCO, INTERPOL and the Governments of Italy and Jordan in 2015. The report was presented today in parallel to the 71st session of the General Assembly in New York.