Florence Theis

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European Model United Nations 2016

Egypt : Position Paper on Destruction of Historical Art & Cultural Inheritance

Delegation : The Arab Republic of Egypt

Committee: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation

Topic A : Destruction of Historical Art & Cultural Inheritance

As a long time member of UNESCO (since 1946) and having completed four mandates at the World Heritage Committee, the Arab Republic of Egypt feels deeply concerned about the preservation of the World's Cultural Legacy. Today, forty-eight of these treasures are enlisted as being 'in danger' due to either natural circumstances or armed conflict. Unfortunately, we are very saddened to acknowledge that one of the main threats to national legacies is war init...

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