Combatting Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property in the Sahel: Strengthening 22 Museums’ Security in Mali and Burkina Faso


Amount $ 250 000

Years 2022

Operator ICOM National Committees in Mali and Burkina Faso, Direction nationale du patrimoine culturel of Mali, and Direction générale du patrimoine culturel of Burkina Faso

Type of grant Call for projects

This project focuses on combatting the illicit trafficking of museum objects in the Sahel region by strengthening the security of 22 museums selected by ICOM in close coordination with the National Committees of Mali and Burkina Faso. These museums, ranging from small community to national scales, will have their inventories and emergency plans developed and museum staff trained.