The iconic Lao Temple of the Golden City in Luang Prabang is a place unlike any other. Learn more about our work to preserve and protect cultural heritage around the globe.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was joined by distinguished members of the preservation and museum community for “Heritage in Peril: Iraq and Syria,” an event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on September 22, 2014 to highlight the destruction of irreplaceable cultural heritage taking place throughout Iraq and Syria.
Two historic architecture specialists from Afghanistan recently completed a 10-week internship hosted by the National Park Service through the US/ICOMOS International Exchange Program, and funded by the Bureau.
For ten years, the U.S. Department of State has been working closely with Iraqi counterparts and American academic and nonprofit institutions to protect, preserve, and display the rich cultural heritage of Iraq.
Highlights of the cultural preservation projects around the world that received funding from the U.S. Department of State's U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation in 2010.
(Former) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks about the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary of protecting cultural heritage sites around the world.