UNESCO and Italy to create task force for cultural heritage conservation in crises

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UNITED NATIONS, Feb 15 (APP): The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) plans to sign an agreement with the Italian government on Tuesday to establish a task force of experts focusing on the conservation of cultural heritage affected by crises around the world.  the framework of UNESCO’s global coalition Unite for Heritage campaign launched this past year, under the agreement the agency will be able to ask the Italian Government to make the experts available for deployment on matters related
to the conservation of cultural heritage in crises, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said in a statement.