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By Juliette Van Krieken-Pieters

This quantity adopts a multidisciplinary strategy with contributions from archaeologists, linguists, an architect and legal professionals to the numerous demanding situations This finished quantity on Afghanistan's cultural history with contributions from archaeologists, linguist and legal professionals, facing the various matters inquisitive about its defense, offers an insiders' reassessment of the placement and well-considered classes for the longer term.

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It also goes without saying that any newly conceived research projects and excavation activities in such areas become virtually impossible and unsustainable over time—security and access to a site cannot be guaranteed from one year to the next—thus giving looters a free reign to destroy significant archaeology. Secondly, the rapid pace of postwar development and reconstruction in Afghanistan has led to the authorities, the private sector, and spach: an overview of activities since 1994 17 some international NGOs endorsing and pursuing construction projects with scant regard for the heritage of particular sites, or for heritage values in general.

SPACH’s media publications are now focused on the World Wide Web, which has proved to be a more far-reaching means of awareness-raising, but it still also publishes information in hardcopy format. The SPACH website contains articles and contributions from academics and individuals within Afghanistan and from around the world, and up to date news on current issues and events concerning cultural heritage in Afghanistan. The site is published from the SPACH office in the heart of Kabul city. SPACH is continuing its Library Series and has generous contributions from various leading academics in Afghan studies lined up for publication in the coming year.

A pact of silence among the Government officials involved made this success possible. This inventory and conservation process is ongoing and further funding was secured by SPACH for 2004/05 from the Governments of Italy and the United States via UNESCO. S. grant and it is primarily being used to provide training and materials to the Museum for inventorization, conservation needs assessments and training in caring for basic collections, general management, English and Computer courses for interested members of the staff.

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