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Results are Tagged with "Cultural Property Protection"

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting October 29 – 30

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet October 29 – 30, 2019, to review new requests for cultural property agreements from Morocco and Yemen.

United States and Algeria Sign Agreement to Combat Trafficking and Protect Cultural Heritage

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce and Algerian Minister of Culture Meriem Merdaci signed a new bilateral cultural property agreement in Washington, D.C. on August 15.

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 23-24

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet July 23-24, 2019, to review a proposal to extend the cultural property agreement with El Salvador.

United States and Ecuador Sign Agreement to Protect Ecuador’s Cultural Heritage

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.

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.

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 Property Advisory Committee Meeting May 2-4

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet May 2-4, 2018, to review Ecuador’s request for U.S. import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material

United States and Libya Sign Agreement to Protect Libya’s Cultural Heritage

On February 23, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs I. Steven Goldstein and Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Under Secretary for Political Affairs Lutfi Almughrabi signed a landmark bilateral Memorandum of Understanding on cultural property protection at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State’s Treaty Room.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Galt’s Remarks for the Yemen Red List Launch at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Remarks for the Yemen Red List Launch at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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

In response to the civil war in Yemen in 2015-2016 and in an effort to help protect endangered Yemeni art and antiquities for future generations, the Department of State asked the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to produce an Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk for Yemen. It was launched at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on January 31.

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