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Cultural Heritage Center Activities

Learn about Cultural Heritage Center projects and initiatives.

United States and Mali Extend Cultural Property Agreement, Include Protection for Manuscripts

United States and Mali Extend Cultural Property Agreement, Include Protection for Manuscripts

The United States and Mali extended their Agreement to continue import restrictions on archaeological material from Mali.

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Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 19-20

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 19-20

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.

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United States and Peru Extend Memorandum of Understanding, Over 2,000 Items Have Been Repatriated

United States and Peru Extend Memorandum of Understanding, Over 2,000 Items Have Been Repatriated

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.

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ECA Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Online Distance-learning Course in Afghanistan

ECA Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Online Distance-learning Course in Afghanistan

A new online training course has launched on cultural heritage site preservation and management.

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ECA Recognized for Protecting Cultural Heritage

ECA Recognized for Protecting Cultural Heritage

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.

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United States and Italy Mark Fifteenth Anniversary of Memorandum to Protect Italian Cultural Heritage

United States and Italy Mark Fifteenth Anniversary of Memorandum to Protect Italian Cultural Heritage

On January 19, 2016 the Governments of the United States and the Italian Republic extended for the third time.

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