Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Chapter 7: FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter looks at legislation pertaining to, and the management of, underwater cultural heritage (UCH) in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in association with the proposed management regime under the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage 2001. Some of the main aims of the UNESCO Convention 2001 are to preserve sites in situ, to stop commercial exploitation of sites and artifacts, and to ensure that, where excavation is permitted, it is carried out in accordance with international best practice, i.e. the Rules contained in the Annex to the Convention. The aims of the Convention are consistent with how sites in the FSM and particularly the World War II sites in Chuuk are managed, given dive tourism as an important industry in the economy of the region.

Keywords: Chuuk; Federated States of Micronesia (FSM); underwater cultural heritage (UCH); UNESCO Convention

10.1163/9789047410454_008
/content/books/b9789047410454s008
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    The Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation