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UNESCO Regional Meeting and opening of the Von Petrikovits library

On 30.9. and 1.10.2014. the Regional meeting on the implementation of the Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage, organized by UNESCO, was held at the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Zadar. The objectives of the meeting were to find modes to improve international cooperation between the countries of South Eastern Europe, in terms of protection of underwater finds and sites. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministries of Culture of 12 countries and numerous experts who warned of the issues and opportunities in the field of underwater heritage. Library "Harald Von Petrikovits" was also officially opened at the ICUA Zadar. Library is given as a permanent loan to ICUA Zadar and Zadar University by RGK Frankfurt, a member of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI). The opening ceremony was attended by a large number of interested parties, and the opening speeches were given by Prof. Eszter Banffy from RGK Frankfurt, doc.dr.Tomislav Fabijanić of the University of Zadar and prof. Berislav Šipuš, Deputy Minister of Culture of Croatia.

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