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CLIR, Antiquities Coalition Initiative Receives Major Grant from the Whiting Foundation

CLIR, Antiquities Coalition Initiative Receives Major Grant from the Whiting Foundation Washington, DC, May 22, 2017—The Whiting Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $170,000 to design, implement, and launch a [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Digital library of the Middle East, Peter Herdrich, Press Releases|0 Comments

The United States And The Arab Republic Of Egypt Sign Historic Agreement To Protect Cultural Heritage

First Cultural Heritage Memorandum of Understanding in Arab World Halts Import of Illicit Egyptian Antiquities and Cuts Off Source of Terrorist Financing Today in Washington, DC, Secretary of State John Kerry and the Arab Republic [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Bilateral Agreements, Press Releases|0 Comments

Antiquities Coalition Launches New Think Tank Promoting Innovative Solutions to Combat Cultural Racketeering

ANTIQUITIES COALITION LAUNCHES NEW THINK TANK PROMOTING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT CULTURAL RACKETEERING Releases First in Series of Policy Briefs. First calls for Department of Justice to Play Leadership Role in this Global Fight The [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Deborah Lehr, Press Releases, Think Tank|0 Comments

Asia Society and Antiquities Coalition Convene Leaders to Promote Protection of Conflict Antiquities

Leading policymakers and experts convened in New York City today to assess the global fight against the destruction and plunder of cultural artifacts in the Middle East and North Africa by ISIS and other violent [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Convening, NY Forum 2016, Press Releases|0 Comments

Middle East and North African Countries Unite to Fight Antiquities Looting, the Destruction of Cultural Heritage, and Terrorist Financing

Sep 08, 2016 Amman, Jordan – Seventeen countries from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and the League of Arab States convened today to launch an aggressive action plan to combat antiquities looting and [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Convening, Jordan Conference 2016, Press Releases|0 Comments

مؤتمر عمّان یُطلق فریق العمل الخاص بمكافحة نھب الإرث الثقافي

يقام غدا في عمان المؤتمر الإقليمي السنوي الثاني “#التراث-تحت-التهديد”، وذلك تحت رعاية نائب رئيس الوزراء ووزير الخارجية وشؤون المغتربين ناصر جودة،، بهدف تعزيز التعاون ما بين الدول العربية في مجال مكافحة التهريب غير المشروع وبيع [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Categories: Convening, Jordan Conference 2016, Press Releases|0 Comments