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Religious and Ethnic Communities Affected by ISIS in Iraq Learn Skills for Heritage Documentation and Preservation
In April 2019, the Smithsonian Institution (SI) led a three-day workshop at the Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage (IICAH) in Erbil for Iraqi religious and ethnic groups affected by ISIS whose cultural heritage remains at risk.
The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet July 23-24, 2019, to review a proposal to extend the cultural property agreement with El Salvador.
Ambassador David Hale, U.S. Undersecretary for Political Affairs, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Ecuador José Samuel Valencia Amores, signed a new cultural property agreement in Quito on May 22, 2019.
Nineteen students from universities throughout Afghanistan participated in a groundbreaking cultural property program that brought U.S. faculty, virtually, to a classroom in Kabul.
The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet April 1-3, 2019, to review a new request for a cultural property agreement from Jordan.
United States and Cambodia Celebrate Cultural Property Agreement and New Preservation Project Photo Gallery
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.
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.
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.