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International Laws, Treaties, and Organizations

Patrick J. O'Keefe

in Cultural Heritage Management

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9780813034607
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039510 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0020
International Laws, Treaties, and Organizations

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International conventions, recommendations, and resolutions on preservation of cultural resources provide a guide to how states view various matters and what they are likely to accept if proposals on public policy are put forward. This chapter takes into account the role of international communities in creating a legal framework for preserving the world's cultural resources. It provides a selected account of the conventions, recommendations, resolutions, and regulations that have shaped cultural resource preservation. The chapter also brings into the limelight different conventions of UNESCO pertaining to heritage management throughout the world.

Keywords: international community; legal framework; cultural resources; UNESCO; cultural heritage management; international conventions; preservation of cultural resources; international laws; treaties; organizations

Chapter.  3875 words. 

Subjects: Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

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