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The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet July 19-20 to review Libya’s request for U.S. import restrictions on Libyan archaeological and ethnological material.
A new online training course has launched on cultural heritage site preservation and management.
The State Department opposes the sale of Cultural Patrimony.
U.S. Department of State Partners with International Council of Museums to Fight Illicit Traffic of West African Cultural Heritage
In response to the conflict in Mali in 2012, and in order to fight the looting of West African cultural heritage, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) have published a Red List of West African Cultural Objects at Risk, including a Mali "Emergency" section funded by ECA’s Cultural Heritage Center.
The Archaeological Institute of America cited the State Department’s long history in leadership in this area, especially as a market-country leader in implementation of the UN treaty of trafficking in cultural property, as well as extensive work in protecting Iraqi antiquities.
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan announced a new Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grant to restore Gaddi Baithak in Nepal.
United States and Italy Mark Fifteenth Anniversary of Memorandum to Protect Italian Cultural Heritage
On January 19, 2016 the Governments of the United States and the Italian Republic extended for the third time.
U.S. Department of State Partners with International Council of Museums to Fight Illicit Traffic of Libyan Cultural Heritage
The U.S. Department of State and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) have launched the Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk.
By supporting the preservation of cultural heritage, the Ambassadors Fund helps extend its value as a vital and defining element of communities and nations and ensures its continued enjoyment and relevance both today and for generations to come.
Deputy Secretary Blinken speaks on the extension of the "Rewards for Justice Program" at “Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Sept. 29, 2015.