Results are Tagged with "Cultural Preservation"

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 19-20

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.

ECA Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Online Distance-learning Course in Afghanistan

A new online training course has launched on cultural heritage site preservation and management.

Protecting Cultural Patrimony: Pueblo of Acoma

Native man looking past the camera with the words "Protecting Cultural Patrimony" superimposed to the right of his face.

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.

ECA Recognized for Protecting Cultural Heritage

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.

ECA Announces Largest Ever Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Grant for Nepal

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.

Deputy Secretary Blinken's Remarks

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.