UNESCO supports museum professionals in the fight against illicit trafficking of cultural property in the Caribbean

02 December 2021, International

About thirty specialists and technicians from museum institutions in Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Cuba, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, and Trinidad and Tobago benefited from the Virtual Seminar “Strengthening the capacities of museum personnel in the Caribbean countries to manage collections with a focus on risk management and the fight against illicit trafficking of cultural property”, which took place between November 8 and 26, 2021, in virtual mode from Havana.

The training offered theoretical knowledge of top-level professors and experts on vital topics for the preservation of the region's tangible heritage and to protect it from a scourge, such as the illicit trafficking of cultural property. Some of them shared their impressions of the seminar: