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Antiquities Coalition To Sponsor Everyday Hero Award

The Antiquities Coalition is honored to sponsor Colonel Matt Bogdanos' everyday hero award at the upcoming Global Hope Summit for his work exposing the link between antiquities trafficking and terrorist financing. WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2017 [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

Qatar National Library Joins International Network of Partners Contributing to Digital Library of the Middle East, an Antiquities Coalition Initiative

Contact: dlmepress@clir.org Washington, DC, August 22, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and Qatar National Library (QNL) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation to develop, enhance, and make available digitized cultural [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

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