It is planed that in 2017 Latvia will ratify two major international conventions -UNESCO 1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property and UNIDROIT 1995 Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects. Both conventions aim to protect cultural property against theft and illegal export. is introducing the first update in the range on the question, prepared by the expert and a member of the working group, Ms. Kate Zilgalve. ...READ MORE