Athina Chanaki


Athina Chanaki is Legal Counsellor at the Legal Department/Public International Law Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic. She is also member of the Athens Bar Association. She holds a Master’s degree in International Law and the Law of International Organizations from the University of Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, as well as a PhD from the same University, in cotutelle with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, on L’adaptation des traités dans le temps (Brussels, Bruylant, 2013). She participated, as representative of Greece, in the work of Council of Europe Committee on Offences relating to Cultural Property (PC-IBC), which prepared the draft of the Nicosia Convention, and contributed as speaker or moderator to international conferences organized for its promotion.

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The Council of Europe Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property eventually enters into force:  A new tool to the arsenal of international criminal law responses to the trafficking of cultural property

In the face of the dramatic events taking place over the last few weeks as a result of the ongoing armed conflict in Ukraine, it is hard to trace any positive developments in the field of international law. This being so, taking into account that cultural property is often a target during armed conflicts, either deliberately or as a…

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