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Results are Tagged with "Cultural Heritage Center"

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.

ECA Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Online Distance-learning Course in Afghanistan

A new online training course has launched on cultural heritage site preservation and management.

Protecting Cultural Patrimony: Pueblo of Acoma

Native man looking past the camera with the words "Protecting Cultural Patrimony" superimposed to the right of his face.

The State Department opposes the sale of Cultural Patrimony.

ECA Recognized for Protecting Cultural Heritage

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan accepted an award from the Archaeological Institute of America. The institute cited the State Department’s long history in leadership championing cultural heritage, especially as guardians of the UN treaty of trafficking in cultural antiquities, as well as extensive work in protecting Iraqi antiquities.

United States and Italy Mark Fifteenth Anniversary of Memorandum to Protect Italian Cultural Heritage

On January 19, 2016 the Governments of the United States and the Italian Republic extended for the third time.

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

The U.S. Department of State and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) have launched the Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk.

Conflict Antiquities: Panel 1 Video

Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria (Panel 1 Video)

Assistant Secretary Ryan's Panel Opening Remarks

Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan delivers remarks at a symposium on “Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on September 29, 2015.

Deputy Secretary Blinken's Remarks

Deputy Secretary Blinken speaks on the extension of the "Rewards for Justice Program" at “Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Sept. 29, 2015.

Honoring Cultural Heritage

The U.S. Department of State is committed to protecting and preserving the world's cultural heritage.

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