International Policy

Cultural racketeering is a multi-billion-dollar industry that touches every corner of the world. As a global problem, it needs global solutions. Learn more about how international law and policy are working to combat looting and trafficking, from the efforts of foreign governments to the United Nations.


March 30, 2020

The Long Journey Home: Story Maps of Cultural Racketeering

Ever wonder how invaluable looted artifacts travel unimpeded across international borders? A new online mapping project by the Antiquities Coalition allows you to follow the money, the criminals, and the […]

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December 17, 2019

United States and Jordan Partner to Protect Antiquities and Cultural Heritage by Signing MOU

The Antiquities Coalition commends the United States and Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for their recent actions to strengthen their diplomatic ties while better safeguarding our shared world heritage.  Yesterday in […]

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September 05, 2019

Antiquities Coalition Releases “Cultural Piracy: Mapping Antiquities Seizures Around the Globe”

Nearly $65 Million in Illicit Artifacts Seized Since 2014 From the Middle East and North Africa WASHINGTON, DC (September 5, 2019) — The Antiquities Coalition is proud to launch its […]

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