Video: Culture Under Threat
Last Friday, a high-level group of art and antiquities experts, diplomats, military leaders, and security experts convened to discuss the breakthroughs and on-going challenges of tackling the global crime of cultural looting and black market antiquity sales.
Speakers included Brigadier Gen. (Ret.) Russell Howard, a member of the Antiquities Coalition Advisory Council, Deborah Lehr, chair and founder of the Antiquities Coalition, Emmanuel Roux, special representative of Interpol to the United Nations, Mark Taplin, principal deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, among others. The discussion was moderated by Jon Williams, the managing editor for international news at ABC News.
The event is presented in conjunction with the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Watch the video above to watch the full program.
Read our full coverage of the event on Asia Blog.