The ancient and historic monuments, objects, and archaeological sites of the world enrich and inform today's societies, and help connect us to our cultural origins. The Department's Cultural Heritage Center specializes in the protection and preservation of these irreplaceable resources, working on many fronts to safeguard the patrimony of other countries.

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January 1, 2013
UNESCO’S Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws
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March 29, 2007
Cultural Heritage Center Sponsors Regional Workshops

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Cultural Heritage Center (ECA/P/C)
SA-5, 5th Floor
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC  20522-0505
 
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Cultural Heritage Center (ECA/P/C)
SA-5, 5th Floor
U.S. Department of State
2200 C Street, NW
Washington, DC  20037