2015 Cairo Conference News

Ancient City of Palmyra Falls to IS Militants (VIDEO)

Ancient City of Palmyra Falls to IS Militants (VIDEO)

May 21st, 2015|

Culture Under Threat Conference in Cairo: Red Arch Raises Important Questions Posed by U.S. Imports of Art, Collectors’ Pieces, and Antiques

Culture Under Threat Conference in Cairo: Red Arch Raises Important Questions Posed by U.S. Imports of Art, Collectors' Pieces, and Antiques Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick [...]

May 21st, 2015|

Cultural Property Under Threat: The Cultural, Economic & Security Impact of Antiquities Theft in the Middle East

Cultural Property Under Threat: The Cultural, Economic Security Impact of Antiquities Theft in the Middle East Cultural Heritage Partners - 19 May 2015 Marion Werkheiser [...]

May 19th, 2015|

Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage

Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage Conference examined ways to prevent theft and illegal export of cultural and historic artefacts Nevine El-Aref , [...]

May 18th, 2015|

Antiquities Minister urges amendment of UNESCO 1970 agreement

Antiquities Minister urges amendment of UNESCO 1970 agreement Al Masry Al Youm - Thu, 14/05/2015 - 18:55 Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty said on Thursday he [...]

May 14th, 2015|

U.N., Arab officials seek to counter militant threat to monuments

U.N., Arab officials seek to counter militant  threat to monuments By AFP | Cairo Wednesday, 13 May 2015 ISIS militants destroy an ancient statue [...]

May 13th, 2015|

UN says destruction of Mideast historical sites ‘war crime’

UN says destruction of Mideast historical sites 'war crime' By ASSOCIATED PRESS PUBLISHED: 08:16 EST, 13 May 2015 CAIRO (AP) — The chief of the [...]

May 13th, 2015|
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