On November 7, 2018, the Antiquities Coalition attended the Middle East Institute’s 72nd Annual Gala, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the Middle East.
From plundering during the Crusades to Napoleon’s loot of Egypt, antiquities have long been symbols of worldliness and status. In today’s world, antiquities have become go-to investments for art consumers and market speculators.
Federal agencies, non-governmental organizations, research institutions, and the private sector came together for “Building Bridges: A Symposium on Global Cultural Heritage Preservation.” The AC participated in this two-day event, which explored how the U.S. can better safeguard culture around the world.
The Antiquities Coalition was not interviewed by either ABC News or Egypt Today about their recent news stories on cultural racketeering in Egypt.
On October 11, 2018, the Kazakh Culture and Sports Ministry and the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad signed a memorandum of understanding on the preservation of cultural heritage sites in Kazakhstan of significance to Americans and their ancestors.
On September 26, 2018, the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield held its annual meeting at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Speakers engaged in a thought-provoking conversation on the protection of cultural property during armed conflict.
The Annual Global Hope Coalition Dinner awarded the International Rescue Committee and Sesame Workshop a joint award for a 100 million-dollar project funded by the MacArthur Foundation to address early childhood education of Syrians displaced by the civil war.
A dinner hosted by the Global Hope Coalition, under the spotlight of the United Nations General Assembly’s 73rd session, aimed to create partnerships and resources that can help wipe out violent extremism.
On September 26th, on the sidelines of the 73rd Annual United Nations General Assembly, the New York Public Library (NYPL) hosted a fascinating symposium on the critical role that cultural institutions play in engaging shared heritage.
Under UNGA Spotlight, Global Hope Coalition Honors Local Activists Fighting Extremism and Intolerance
The Global Hope Coalition, a network of four nonprofit foundations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa dedicated to identifying heroes against violent extremism and amplifying their work, held its annual awards dinner Thursday, September 27 2018.