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Combating Cultural Crimes: Where Are We Now? (Video)

April 18, 2019

In celebration of World Heritage Day 2019, a panel of leading experts discusses policies, practices, and priorities for U.S. policymakers, the international community, and the art market to to reduce heritage destruction and looting, end impunity for the illicit trade in cultural patrimony, and sever this key source of funding for violent extremist groups. They offer multidisciplinary perspectives on recent successes, future challenges, and opportunities for further change in the continuous effort to combat cultural crimes.


The panel included: Domenic DiGiovanni, Vice president, Red Arch; Arlene K. Fleming, Cultural resource; Development specialist, The World Bank; Laura Patten, Specialist leader, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP; Larry Schwartz Former deputy assistant secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Tess DavisĀ (moderator) Executive Director, The Antiquities Coalition.