Mongolia’s Ambassador to Italy attends international conferencePolitics
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Mongolian Ambassador to Italy
Ts.Jambaldorj addressed the International Conference for the 25th
anniversary of the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported
Cultural Objects on October 8-9 in Rome.
The event, organized at the UNIDROIT (The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law) based in Rome, was attended by UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture, representatives from Italian Ministry of Culture, the embassies of Czech, Afghanistan, Eritrea and Mexico, Head of the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, Interpol’s Senior Officer in charge of cultural property as well as others.
At the conference, specialized experts shared their views on the achievements and challenges during the 25 years since the adoption of the Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects. In particular, when the Convention was adopted in 1995, Internet and e-commerce users worldwide accounted for 10 percent of the total population. But now it has risen to about 70 percent. In this regard, experts stressed about the increasing illegal e-auctioning of cultural properties, which causes a common problem in international law.