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Results are Tagged with "Cultural Heritage Center"

U.S. Department of State Partners with International Council of Museums to Fight Illicit Traffic of Yemeni Cultural Heritage

In response to the civil war in Yemen in 2015-2016 and in an effort to help protect endangered Yemeni art and antiquities for future generations, the Department of State asked the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to produce an Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk for Yemen. It was launched at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on January 31.

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting October 23-24

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet October 23-24 to consider the proposal to extend the U.S.-Cambodia cultural property agreement (or “Memorandum of Understanding”).

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.

Networks Can Stop the Black-Market Antiquities Trade

In the Middle East, an age-old problem has resurfaced. Thieves are taking advantage of any chaos caused by recent conflict to loot historical treasures.

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.

U.S. Returns Lost Treasures of Korea

Priceless treasures from Korea’s Joseon Dynasty are on a journey home, after the U.S. government returned two royal seals to dignitaries from the Republic of Korea during a June 30 ceremony in Washington.

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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