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Results are Tagged with "Cultural Heritage Center"

Seasoned Law Enforcement Receive Advanced Training to Protect Cultural Heritage

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

United States and Albania Work Together to Protect Cultural Heritage

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Matthew Lussenhop and Albanian’s Minister of Culture Elva Margariti concluded a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding that protects Albanian cultural property on August 23, 2021.

Virtual Workshop Trains U.S. Law Enforcement to Detect Trafficking in Fakes and Forgeries

Trafficking in stolen, looted, or forged art, antiquities, and other cultural objects benefits criminal organizations and terrorist groups, erodes the legal art market, and harms our relationships with foreign partners and allies.

Training Panamanian Customs to Prevent Cultural Property Smuggling

Trafficking stolen, looted, or forged art, antiquities, and other cultural objects benefits criminal organizations and terrorist groups, erodes the legal art market, and harms our relationships with foreign partners and allies.

Virtual Workshop Trains U.S. Law Enforcement to Combat Trafficking in Manuscripts

Over 100 participants included reps from across the federal government, U.S. universities, and private sector.

U.S. returns 523 artifacts to Mexico

The U.S. government has returned to the Mexican government 523 pre-Hispanic era archaeological pieces a Texas man smuggled into the U.S. and tried to sell.

Digital Documentation and Storytelling Build Greater Appreciation for Jordan’s Cultural Heritage

An inventory and storage upgrade project supported by the State Department at the Madaba Regional Archaeological Museum was put on hold in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State Ned Price recognizes 20 years of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

Today we celebrate 20 years of American leadership, cooperation, and support for the preservation of cultural heritage around the world through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.

Celebrating 20 Years of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

Two decades ago, the U.S. Department of State created a new initiative to preserve cultural heritage around the globe.

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