Conflict Antiquities: Panel 1 Video

October 16, 2015

Panel 1 Conflict Antiquities

Conflict Antiquities: Forging a Public/Private Response to Save the Endangered Patrimony of Iraq and Syria (Panel 1 Video)

Welcoming Statements (The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium)

  • Thomas P. Campbell Director and CEO, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Antony J. Blinken Deputy Secretary of State
  • Irina Bokova Director-General, UNESCO

Speakers on the first panel on “Looting and Destruction of Iraqi and Syrian Cultural Heritage: What We Know, What Can Be Done”:

Michael Danti, American Schools of Oriental Research
Andrew Keller, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
Robert Hartung, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Department of State
Mauro Miedico, Chief of Section, Terrorism Prevention Branch, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Lev Kubiak, Assistant Director, International Operations, Homeland Security Investigations, Department of Homeland Security
Richard W. Downing, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Maxwell Marker, Section Chief, Criminal Investigative Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Watch Next Video: Conflict Antiquities Panel 2 

Learn more about the U.S. Department of State's Cultural Heritage Center.

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