Today in the State Department’s Treaty Room, both countries signed a bilateral agreement to stop the black market trade in "blood antiquities" and other stolen art, which is financing Daesh (ISIS), armed insurgents, and organized criminals throughout North Africa and the Middle East.
Archaeological watchdogs are warning that Gettysburg National Military Park is already under attack from looters armed with metal detectors, seeking to capitalize on the federal closure, which has furloughed 90 percent of the site’s employees.
The Antiquities Coalition commends Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. for the January 5 seizure of a number of Classical masterpieces from the private collection of hedge fund billionaire Michael H. Steinhardt.
WASHINGTON, DC, October 19, 2017 — The Antiquities Coalition congratulates, Audrey Azoulay, the French candidate, on her nomination to be the next Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). If [...]
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 [...]
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.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 [...]