Two jars with drawings of primitive people on them

Cultural Heritage Center Activities

Learn about Cultural Heritage Center projects and initiatives.

United States and Cambodia Celebrate Cultural Property Agreement and New Preservation Project

United States and Cambodia Celebrate Cultural Property Agreement and New Preservation Project

U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia William A. Heidt and Cambodia’s Minister of Culture, Her Excellency Phoeung Sackona, signed a joint statement recognizing the recent extension of the cultural property agreement between the United States and Cambodia during a ceremony on November 6, 2018 at the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh.

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Cultural Antiquities Task Force and Colombian Officials Partner for a Seminar on Cultural Heritage Protection

Cultural Antiquities Task Force and Colombian Officials Partner for a Seminar on Cultural Heritage Protection

From October 10-12, 2018, members of the Cultural Antiquities Task Force (CATF), the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, and the Colombian Ministry of Culture held a seminar on cultural heritage protection and preservation in Bogota, Colombia.

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Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 31-August 2

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 31-August 2

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet to review Algeria’s request for U.S. import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material.

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Cultural Antiquities Task Force Sponsors Workshops for Peruvian National Police, Government and Cultural Officials

Cultural Antiquities Task Force Sponsors Workshops for Peruvian National Police, Government and Cultural Officials

Law enforcement and cultural heritage experts from across the U.S. government recently partnered in Lima for a series of workshops that trained more than 70 representatives from the Peruvian National Police, government, cultural entities, and church archdioceses on enforcing cultural heritage law.  

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Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting May 2-4

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting May 2-4

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet May 2-4, 2018, to review Ecuador’s request for U.S. import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material

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United States and Libya Sign Agreement to Protect Libya’s Cultural Heritage

United States and Libya Sign Agreement to Protect Libya’s Cultural Heritage

On February 23, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs I. Steven Goldstein and Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Under Secretary for Political Affairs Lutfi Almughrabi signed a landmark bilateral Memorandum of Understanding on cultural property protection at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State’s Treaty Room.

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