Glossary

Protection of Cultural Assets

The protection of cultural assets relates to the protection and respect of cultural assets in line with paragraph 2 ff of the Haager Convention. It is part of the humanitarian international law. Measures belonging to the protection of cultural assets are security films (microfilming) of archives and bibliography assets, the photogrammetric registry of the marked unmovable cultural assets, the development of guidelines and concepts for the construction of recovery spaces for the storage of movable cultural assets, the expert attention when building recovery spaces in museums or other cultural sites as well as the development of concepts in consultation with the leaders of the specialist department as well as the Foreign Ministry for the international representation at the UNESCO.