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Part III Relation of the World Heritage Convention with Other Relevant International Treaties, The 1972 World Heritage Convention in the Framework of Other UNESCO Conventions on Cultural Heritage

Guido Carducci

From: The 1972 World Heritage Convention: A Commentary

Edited By: Francesco Francioni

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 July 2022

Armed conflict, international — Occupation — Cultural property / heritage
Cultural heritage exists worldwide under a variety of (legal and/or conceptual) definitions and forms. While this is primarily and traditionally reflected in domestic law, it is increasingly visible also in international law. The international community, through UNESCO, the only UN agency having a specific mandate for the protection of cultural heritage, has negotiated and adopted several conventions dealing with tangible (both movable and immovable, on land and underwater) and intangible, cultural heritage (1954, 1970, 1972, 2001, 2003, and 2005).1 Taken in a...
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