Threats To Cultural Heritage In Iraq And Syria-2014
As the international community responds to the wanton destruction perpetrated by extremists in Iraq and Syria, we also recognize that preserving these countries’ cultural heritage is a critical step toward reconstruction, reconciliation, and building civil society. Read more…
Saving Syria's Cultural Hritage-2013
The United States strongly supports efforts to preserve Syria’s cultural heritage and protect the country’s cultural sites, including museums and places of archaeological, historic and religious significance. It engages with international and national police, customs officials and ministries of culture to alert art dealers and collectors to the types of plundered artifacts that may be circulating illegally on the antiquities market. Read more..