Government of the Republic of Moldova

Ministry of Culture



Published on: Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:01
UNESCO Conventions on Cultural Heritage Protection
  1. Protocol for the Protection of cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict. The Hague, 14 May 1954.
  2. Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, 1972.
  3. Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property, 1970.
  4. Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, 2003.
  5. Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, 2005.
  6. Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage, 2001.
World Heritage List
Currently, Moldova is represented on the UNESCO World Heritage List by one site - Struve Geodetic Arc (trans-border site, located on the territory of 10 countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation, Belarus, Ukraine and Republic of Moldova).
     Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
     Men’s group Colindat, Christmas-time ritual, inscribed in 2013
     Tentative List
     Orheiul Vechi Archaeological Landscape, submitted on 10.09.2014