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Conflicts Not of an International Character
    Conflicts Not of an International Character

    Art. 19. 1. In the event of an armed conflict not of an international character occurring within the territory of one of the High Contracting Parties, each party to the conflict shall be bound to apply, as a minimum, the provisions of the present Convention which relate to respect for cultural property.
    2. The parties to the Conflict shall endeavour to bring into force, by means of special agreements, all or part of the other provisions of the present Convention.
    3. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization may offer its services to the parties to the conflict.
    4. The application of the preceding provisions shall not affect the legal status of the parties to the conflict.


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