Specialized Course on Cultural Heritage, Crime and Security: Protecting our Past to Invest in our Future

Galioja iki


Dates: 14-18 December 2020 

Early Bird Application deadline: 25 October 2020  

Standard Application deadline: 6 December 2020   

General Info
‣ Organizing institutions: UNICRI in cooperation with the American University of Rome.  

‣ Content: the Specialized Course will provide participants with a fundamental understanding of heritage crime and how heritage organisations, law enforcement bodies and judicial systems are responding to the issue. The course curriculum is likely to include the following topics: Protection of cultural property: the international legal framework; Countering looting; Understanding criminal trafficking networks; Tourism security plans: the importance of the protection of cultural heritage; Armed conflicts, peacebuilding and the protection of cultural heritage; Heritage and stability policing; Building communities and supporting development through cultural heritage.  

‣ Duration: 5-days (online course)  

‣ Methodology: 5 live webinars in our virtual classroom, led by subject matter experts, with self-paced activities and interactive group discussions. The live webinars are from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Rome-time (8:00 am - 10:00 am New York-time), from Monday to Friday. Recorded webinars will be available upon request.  

‣ Faculty: high-level scholars and academics from leading universities and research institutes as well as representatives of the United Nations System and other international organizations.  

‣ Fee Early Bird Applicants: 700 Euro  --  Fee Standard Applicants: 800 Euro  

‣ Course Language: English  

Target audience  

‣ University graduates in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Economics, Social Science or the relevant disciplines.  

‣ Young professionals working in governmental institutions, local authorities, international organizations, NGOs or the private sector seeking to deepen their understanding of human rights' implications for migration. 

For further information regarding dates, entry requirements, fees, and application process please visit Relevant Information, or contact the UNICRI Administrative Office at unicri.courses@un.org (please indicate “Cultural Heritage” in the subject of the email).  

For the detailed explanation of the course, please visit the course's webpage.