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Results are Tagged with "Cultural Preservation"

United States and Albania Work Together to Protect Cultural Heritage

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Matthew Lussenhop and Albanian’s Minister of Culture Elva Margariti concluded a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding that protects Albanian cultural property on August 23, 2021.

Training Panamanian Customs to Prevent Cultural Property Smuggling

Trafficking stolen, looted, or forged art, antiquities, and other cultural objects benefits criminal organizations and terrorist groups, erodes the legal art market, and harms our relationships with foreign partners and allies.

Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State Ned Price recognizes 20 years of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

Today we celebrate 20 years of American leadership, cooperation, and support for the preservation of cultural heritage around the world through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.

Interagency Training Builds Capacity to Protect Cultural Heritage

Cultural property, art, and antiquities around the world are vulnerable to looting, theft, and trafficking by criminal and terrorist groups.

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.

United States and Cambodia Celebrate Cultural Property Agreement and New Preservation Project

U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia William A. Heidt and Cambodia’s Minister of Culture, Her Excellency Phoeung Sackona, signed a joint statement recognizing the recent extension of the cultural property agreement between the United States and Cambodia during a ceremony on November 6, 2018 at the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh.

CHCC Cultural Heritage and Foreign Policy Panel Discussion

Watch the livestream of the Cultural Heritage Coordinating Committee’s public panel event, A Discussion on Cultural Heritage Preservation and Foreign Policy, recorded on October 24, 2018 at the Smithsonian Castle.

Cultural Antiquities Task Force Sponsors Workshops for Peruvian National Police, Government and Cultural Officials

Law enforcement and cultural heritage experts from across the U.S. government recently partnered in Lima for a series of workshops that trained more than 70 representatives from the Peruvian National Police, government, cultural entities, and church archdioceses on enforcing cultural heritage law.  

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