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U.S. Returns Stolen Artifacts to China

After making its largest discovery of cultural property ever — 42,000 artifacts from around the world — at one U.S. home, the FBI has begun packing up and sending many of the items to the People’s Republic of China, where they belong.

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting April 1-3

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet April 1-3, 2019, to review a new request for a cultural property agreement from Jordan.

Historic Church Bells Return to the Philippines

The historic Bells of Balangiga are returning after more than a century to their home in a church in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines.

United States and Cambodia Celebrate Cultural Property Agreement and New Preservation Project

U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia William A. Heidt and Cambodia’s Minister of Culture, Her Excellency Phoeung Sackona, signed a joint statement recognizing the recent extension of the cultural property agreement between the United States and Cambodia during a ceremony on November 6, 2018 at the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh.

CHCC Cultural Heritage and Foreign Policy Panel Discussion

Watch the livestream of the Cultural Heritage Coordinating Committee’s public panel event, A Discussion on Cultural Heritage Preservation and Foreign Policy, recorded on October 24, 2018 at the Smithsonian Castle.

Cultural Antiquities Task Force and Colombian Officials Partner for a Seminar on Cultural Heritage Protection

From October 10-12, 2018, members of the Cultural Antiquities Task Force (CATF), the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, and the Colombian Ministry of Culture held a seminar on cultural heritage protection and preservation in Bogota, Colombia.

Cultural Antiquities Task Force Sponsors Training for Egyptian Law Enforcement

The Cultural Antiquities Task Force (CATF) recently supported a workshop in Cairo jointly organized by the U.S. Embassy and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities on protecting cultural property and investigating cases of illegally exported antiquities.

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 31-August 2

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet to review Algeria’s request for U.S. import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material.

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