Results are Tagged with "Cultural Antiquities Task Force"

Arequipa Colonial Church Project, Peru

A U.S. Embassy initiative in cooperation with the Peruvian Ministry of Culture and the Archdiocese of Arequipa supported a three-day workshop on “Security and Preservation of Colonial Cultural Heritage Objects and Sites in Southern Peru,” held in Arequipa, Peru.

U.S.-Canadian Bilateral Cooperation Project, Toronto, Canada

A two-day workshop promoting U.S.-Canadian Cooperation in Preventing Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property was held in June 2014 in Toronto, Canada, in support of an initiative of the U.S. Consulate General and the ICE Attaché’s Office and their Canadian counterparts in response to concerns about cultural objects originating from or passing through Canada and illicitly entering the United States.

U.S.-Afghan Partnership to Preserve Ghazni Towers

Photo of Waris and Ayaz

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.

UNESCO’S Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws

The Cultural Heritage Center supports the Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws being developed by UNESCO.

Cultural Heritage Center Sponsors Regional Workshops

In March of 2007, the Cultural Heritage Center sponsored the first of four regional workshops on topics relating to the protection of cultural resources from looting and illicit trafficking.