Cultural property, art, and antiquities around the world are vulnerable to looting, theft, and trafficking by criminal and terrorist groups.
United States and Cambodia Celebrate Cultural Property Agreement and New Preservation Project Photo Gallery
Watch the livestream of the Cultural Heritage Coordinating Committee’s public panel event, A Discussion on Cultural Heritage Preservation and Foreign Policy, recorded on October 24, 2018 at the Smithsonian Castle.
training photo
Law enforcement and cultural heritage experts from across the U.S. government worked together for a series of workshops that trained representatives from the Peruvian National Police, government, cultural entities, and church archdioceses on enforcing cultural heritage law.
Native man looking past the camera with the words "Protecting Cultural Patrimony" superimposed to the right of his face.
The State Department opposes the sale of Cultural Patrimony.
Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria (Panel 2 Video)