Protecting culture promotes peace and security: UNESCO

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Marie Paule Roudil (right), Director of UNESCO’s New York liaison office (Video screen grab).

The rise in terrorism is posing a challenge to global efforts to safeguard cultural heritage and identity.

That's according to the Director of the New York liaison office of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Marie Paule Roudil was speaking following a meeting at UN Headquarters on Italy's experience in protecting endangered cultural heritage.

She told Agnese Pastorino that the country's cooperation has been critical to an ongoing UNESCO campaign called Unite4Heritage.

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