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Results are Tagged with "Cultural Preservation"

Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria

In the context of ongoing destruction and looting of cultural heritage in the Middle East, an event titled “Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria” was held by the U.S. Department of State and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Priceless Laos: Lao Temple of the Golden City

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The iconic Lao Temple of the Golden City in Luang Prabang is a place unlike any other. Learn more about our work to preserve and protect cultural heritage around the globe.

Iraq Cultural Heritage Project

This multi-tiered project was developed by ECA's Cultural Heritage Center in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the Iraq State Board of Antiquities and Heritage.

Future of Babylon Project

The U.S. Department of State is assisting with management planning, preservation, and educational development at the ancient site of Babylon, home to the “Tower of Babel” and Nebuchadnezzar’s wondrous “Hanging Gardens.”

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What are International Exchange Programs

What are international exchange programs? We asked our social media communities to tell us what our exchange programs mean to them. Tag your thoughts with #ExchangesAre

Tikal National Park Project, Guatemala

A U.S. Embassy and Guatemalan Ministry of Culture initiative supported the development of a “Master Plan for the Physical Security of Tikal National Park,” which contains one of the largest and most important ancient Maya archaeological sites.

Syria Cultural Heritage Initiative

The United States strongly supports efforts to preserve Syria’s cultural heritage. Six of Syria’s heritage areas are on UNESCO’s World Heritage List and 12 more have been nominated for inclusion.

Colloquium Connects Museum Representatives from Around the World

From September 29 – October 1, 2014, representatives from nine American museums met with their overseas counterparts in Washington, D.C. during the 2014 Museums Connect Colloquium.

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