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Global Leaders Meet to Discuss Countering Violent Extremism

Halting Illicit Trade in Conflict Antiquities A Priority WASHINGTON D.C., July 10, 2017—The U.S. government will host the Global Coalition Against Daesh (ISIS) from July 11–13 to coordinate international efforts to fight the violent extremist [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

DAESH DESTROYS ANCIENT IRAQI AL NURI MOSQUE

Destruction Part of Ongoing Campaign of Cultural Cleansing and Racketeering FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC, June 23, 2017—The Antiquities Coalition strongly condemns the latest attack by Daesh (ISIS) against the people of Iraq and their [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

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