The 1995 UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects

Type

E-Book

Institution

International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)

Platform

International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)

Cost

Free

Available in

English, French

Description*

This e-book provides a detailed account of the scope of application, definitions and provisions adopted by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) Convention on the International Return of Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects. It can be accessed through the website of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT), an independent intergovernmental organization.

The states parties at the origin of this convention met in Rome at the invitation of the Government of the Italian Republic from 7 to 24 June 1995 for a Diplomatic Conference for the adoption of the draft UNIDROIT Convention on the International Return of Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects.

Some of the contents of the e-book are:

  • Restitution of stolen cultural objects
  • Return of illegally exported cultural objects
  • General and final provisions of the convention