Save Culture – end trafficking


Conflict situations and natural disasters increase the risk of theft and trafficking dramatically. Many instances of plunder, theft and trafficking of cultural objects go unseen or unsolved. 

This video was produced by the UNESCO Beirut Office in the framework of the Emergency Safeguarding of the Syrian Cultural Heritage project, funded by the European Union and supported by the Flemish Government and the Government of Austria.

Produced by Keeward, Illustration, Animation and Sound Design by Squarefish

Cite this page as: UNESCO, "Save Culture – end trafficking," in Smarthistory, September 10, 2017, accessed July 21, 2024,