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Afghan Students Train to Combat Cultural Property Trafficking

Nineteen students from universities throughout Afghanistan participated in a groundbreaking cultural property program that brought U.S. faculty, virtually, to a classroom in Kabul.

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.

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.

Cultural Antiquities Task Force Sponsors Workshops for Peruvian National Police, Government and Cultural Officials

Law enforcement and cultural heritage experts from across the U.S. government recently partnered in Lima for a series of workshops that trained more than 70 representatives from the Peruvian National Police, government, cultural entities, and church archdioceses on enforcing cultural heritage law.  

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