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The United States and Mali extended their Agreement to continue import restrictions on archaeological material from Mali.
The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet July 19-20 to review Libya’s request for U.S. import restrictions on Libyan archaeological and ethnological material.
This week, the United States and Peru will extend their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to continue import restrictions on archaeological and certain Colonial period material from all areas of Peru.
A new online training course has launched on cultural heritage site preservation and management.
The Archaeological Institute of America cited the State Department’s long history in leadership in this area, especially as a market-country leader in implementation of the UN treaty of trafficking in cultural property, as well as extensive work in protecting Iraqi antiquities.
On January 19, 2016 the Governments of the United States and the Italian Republic extended for the third time.