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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.
A Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum, Rome.
Rohit Ranjitkar, program director of the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust and grantee of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, talks about preserving Nepal's cultural heritage as seen in its unique architecture.
The U.S. and Greece sign a cultural property protection agreement that imposes import restrictions on categories of archaeological and Byzantine ecclesiastical ethnological material through the 15th century A.D. of the Hellenic Republic.
Laser scanning documentation of two 12th-century AD towers in Ghazni, Afghanistan, helps preserve the past for future generations.
Supporting the preservation of Nepal’s cultural heritage, the AFCP has aided projects such as the restoration of a 17th-century palace and preservation of a remote Sherpa monastery at the base of Mount Everest.
Through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), the U.S. shows its respect for the cultural heritage of others and reinforces its commitment to World Heritage.
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.