The Netherlands returns an Ife terracotta head to Nigeria
A unique and rare terracotta head from Ife area in Nigeria was intercepted by Dutch Customs and is returned by the Dutch authorities to Nigeria. The Ife terracotta head is the first formal return of the Netherlands to a State Party to the 1970 UNESCO Convention that sees to the fight against trafficking of cultural goods.
Archaeological objects transferred to Ukraine to be investigated
On Monday 26 November 2018, the Cultural Heritage Inspectorate transferrred a number of archaeological objects to the Ambassador of Ukraine in the Netherlands to have them examined in Kiev.
Kosovar 'Heritage Inspectorate in formation'
From 29 October until 2 November 2018 colleagues from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport of the Republic of Kosovo visited the Netherlands.