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Launch of Global Coalition "Unite for Heritage" in Bonn

Tuesday, 30th June 2015

Bonn, 29 June- the Director general of unesco, Irina Bokova, today \r\nlaunched the Global Coalition, united for heritage,during the 39th \r\nsession of the world heritage committee meeting in Bonn, Germany.
The\r\n threat is global and our response must be global. It requires better \r\ncoordination among national services, the exchange of information among \r\nStates. Nothing can replace, in this area, the action of governments, \r\ndeclared the Director-General in the presence of Maria Böhmer, \r\nChairperson of the World Heritage Committee; Adel Shershab, the Iraqi \r\nMinister of Tourism and Heritage; Tim Morris, Executive Director of \r\nPolice Services, Interpol; Gustavo Araoz, President of the International\r\n Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and Markus Hilgert, Director of\r\n the Museum of the Ancient Near East in Berlin. - See more at: \r\nhttp://en.unesco.org/news/launch-global-coalition-unite-heritage-bonn#sthash.eiMfOlv2.dpuf
the\r\n coalition is to strengthen the nobalisation of governments and all \r\nheritage stakeholders in face of deliberate damage to cultural heritage,\r\n particularly in the middle east. \r\n\r\n

"The threat is global and our\r\nresponse must be global. It requires better coordination among national\r\nservices, the exchange of information among States. Nothing can replace, in\r\nthis area, the action of governments, declared the Director-General in the\r\npresence of Maria Böhmer, Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee; Adel\r\nShershab, the Iraqi Minister of Tourism and Heritage; Tim Morris, Executive\r\nDirector of Police Services, Interpol; Gustavo Araoz, President of the\r\nInternational Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and Markus Hilgert,\r\nDirector of the Museum of the Ancient Near East in Berlin.

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The\r\n threat is global and our response must be global. It requires better \r\ncoordination among national services, the exchange of information among \r\nStates. Nothing can replace, in this area, the action of governments, \r\ndeclared the Director-General in the presence of Maria Böhmer, \r\nChairperson of the World Heritage Committee; Adel Shershab, the Iraqi \r\nMinister of Tourism and Heritage; Tim Morris, Executive Director of \r\nPolice Services, Interpol; Gustavo Araoz, President of the International\r\n Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and Markus Hilgert, Director of\r\n the Museum of the Ancient Near East in Berlin. - See more at: \r\nhttp://en.unesco.org/news/launch-global-coalition-unite-heritage-bonn#sthash.eiMfOlv2.dpuf
The\r\n threat is global and our response must be global. It requires better \r\ncoordination among national services, the exchange of information among \r\nStates. Nothing can replace, in this area, the action of governments, \r\ndeclared the Director-General in the presence of Maria Böhmer, \r\nChairperson of the World Heritage Committee; Adel Shershab, the Iraqi \r\nMinister of Tourism and Heritage; Tim Morris, Executive Director of \r\nPolice Services, Interpol; Gustavo Araoz, President of the International\r\n Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and Markus Hilgert, Director of\r\n the Museum of the Ancient Near East in Berlin. - See more at: \r\nhttp://en.unesco.org/news/launch-global-coalition-unite-heritage-bonn#sthash.eiMfOlv2.dpuf
The\r\n threat is global and our response must be global. It requires better \r\ncoordination among national services, the exchange of information among \r\nStates. Nothing can replace, in this area, the action of governments, \r\ndeclared the Director-General in the presence of Maria Böhmer, \r\nChairperson of the World Heritage Committee; Adel Shershab, the Iraqi \r\nMinister of Tourism and Heritage; Tim Morris, Executive Director of \r\nPolice Services, Interpol; Gustavo Araoz, President of the International\r\n Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and Markus Hilgert, Director of\r\n the Museum of the Ancient Near East in Berlin. - See more at: \r\nhttp://en.unesco.org/news/launch-global-coalition-unite-heritage-bonn#sthash.eiMfOlv2.dpuf

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