UN Convention for Protection of Cultural Property in Event of Armed Conflict

Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 2nd July 2015.

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Photo of Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have not yet ratified the 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict; and when they plan to do so.

Photo of Baroness Neville-Rolfe Baroness Neville-Rolfe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

The Government has made a commitment to bring forward legislation to ratify the Hague Convention and accede its two protocols at the first opportunity. Previous Governments were unable to find the necessary parliamentary time to do this earlier.

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