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.

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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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August 15, 2019

United States and Algeria Strengthen Joint Fight Against Cultural Racketeering

WASHINGTON, DC (August 15, 2019) — The Antiquities Coalition applauds the United States and Algeria for today signing an agreement to strengthen their law enforcement cooperation against the looting and […]

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May 30, 2019

Taliban Captures World Heritage Site in Afghanistan

International Community Must Remain Vigilant in Protecting World Heritage WASHINGTON, DC (May 30, 2019) — The Antiquities Coalition condemns the Taliban’s  latest attack on the Afghan people and their cultural […]

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