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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.
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan accepted an award from the Archaeological Institute of America. The institute cited the State Department’s long history in leadership championing cultural heritage, especially as guardians of the UN treaty of trafficking in cultural antiquities, 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.
Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan delivers remarks at a symposium on “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 September 29, 2015.
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.
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.