Results are Tagged with "Cultural Heritage Center"

“Museums in a Suitcase” Foster Understanding and Counter Violent Extremism in Libya  

Due to the ongoing conflict, museums across Libya remain closed to protect their collections from looting and other damage.  As a result, many communities in Libya have lost a vital link to their country’s rich past that museums and public programming create.

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 22-23, 2020

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet July 22-23, 2020, to consider proposals to extend the U.S.-Colombia cultural property agreement and the U.S.-Italy cultural property agreement.

CATF Members Support Repatriation to Haiti

The United States has returned over 470 cultural and historical antiquities to Haiti — the largest repatriation of art from the U.S. to Haiti — thanks to a bilateral effort between the two countries.

Interagency Training Builds Capacity to Protect Cultural Heritage

Cultural property, art, and antiquities around the world are vulnerable to looting, theft, and trafficking by criminal and terrorist groups.