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.


April 27, 2021

Comments Submitted on the Draft Policy on Cultural Heritage of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

On 16 April 2021, a diverse group of experts, including practicing attorneys, law professors and scholars, archaeologists, and other professionals with extensive expertise and experience in cultural heritage law, ICL […]

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April 13, 2021

G20 Prioritizes the Fight Against Cultural Racketeering with High Level Event of Key Stakeholders

Antiquities Coalition Urges Coordinated Action to Combat the Illicit Trade in Art and Artifacts Last week, Deborah Lehr, Founder and Chairman of the Antiquities Coalition, joined leaders from government, law […]

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January 14, 2021

United States and Morocco Strengthen Joint Fight Against Cultural Racketeering

The Antiquities Coalition applauds the United States and Morocco for taking a major step to fortify their diplomatic relationship, while battling against the global crisis of cultural racketeering, the illicit […]

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