United Nations General Assembly adopts Greek resolution on return of cultural property

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The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution proposed by Greece on Monday to work towards repatriating cultural property.

110 other member states aired their concerns around the illicit trafficking of cultural property at the UNGA’s 44th plenary meeting. 

The “Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin” resolution is a formal three year commitment. 

Source: Ekathimerini

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