Contribution of police to the fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural objects: its role in the preservation of the world cultural heritage
School of Economics, Business Administration and Legal Studies, MA in Art, Law and Economy
Prof. Dr. Kaissis, Athanassios
Dr Korka, Elena
Ass. Prof. Sarigiannidis, Miltiadis
This dissertation was written as
part of the MA
Law and Economy
International Hellenic University.
Among the important
in the fight against the
illicit trafficking of cultural goods
police, both in domestic and international level.
This dissertation aims to document initially the legal framework
and the relative international instruments
on the means of prohibiting and preventing the illicit trade of cultural property within domestic and international level
Emphasis will be given to the
institutional initiatives that have been established both in international and European
level. In addition, our intention is to represent the existence of specialized units of police in some countries. We endeavour to examine organisational structure, their role
model and their function
endeavour is oriented to formulate conclusions
about police action in the area of world heritage preservation.