Advocating for museums, art collecting, and a balanced cultural policy

Facilitate lawful trade in cultural artifacts

Promote reasonable due diligence

Promote responsible archaeology

Restore balance in US Government policy in favor of museums and collectors

PRIORITIES

Protect our treasures

Contest efforts to make it easier for the government to seize and forfeit art and antiquities deemed cultural property long in U.S. collections based on obscure foreign laws.

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Facilitate lawful trade in cultural artifacts

We will propose legislative fixes to facilitate lawful trade in cultural artifacts on designated lists openly and legally available for sale and export in other UNESCO state parties.

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End embargos so they don’t hurt legitimate collecting

We will encourage Congressional oversight over the U.S. Customs implementation of import restrictions.

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Protect sacred Native American artifacts and collecting too

Contest efforts to make it easier for the government to seize and forfeit art and antiquities deemed cultural property long in U.S. collections based on obscure foreign laws.

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Promote reasonable due diligence

We encourage all collectors, dealers and museums to exercise reasonable levels of due diligence before purchasing archaeological or ethnological objects. 

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Promote safe harbor for archaeological and ethnological artifacts from war zones

We advocate safe harbor for antiquities and ethnological objects from war zones brought to the U.S. that are held for their protection and display in recognized public institutions, pending their return at such time that peace is reestablished and the object’s safety can be guaranteed.

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RECENT TWEETS

  • @global_her Thank you CCP! https://t.co/c1onrp36Oq
    Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:58
  • @global_her RT : Coins ancient and more modern are great teaching tools. Coins piled up in store rooms could be put to good use. https://t.co/Dic5pBtNgw
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:58
  • @global_her RT : Arab strongmen’s use of archaeology to buttress their dictatorships have made ancient artifacts targets for those t… https://t.co/nZP69di5Az
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:58
  • @global_her Advocacy should never be confused with academic study. Caveat emptor.
    Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:46
  • @global_her RT : "An impossible situation for museums [and collectors], 'to be blamed...for owning objects with provenance issues, w… https://t.co/JW30DeCYfm
    Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:43
  • @global_her RT : Questionable data on Cambodia to Cultural Property Advisory Committee (CPAC) from the Antiquities Coalition.… https://t.co/9notjXvnfU
    Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 14:39
  • @global_her RT : Matt Polk commentary: Terrorism, Cultural Heritage and the Threat to Museums’ Public Missions… https://t.co/Ddri3lYUfJ
    Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 10:01
  • @global_her NY prosecutor pursues another stale claim based on unclear foreign law, this time of Iran, a state sponsor of terro… https://t.co/QN3IOK09oV
    Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 15:58
  • @global_her Here's our executive director's take on this week's CPAC meeting on a proposed renewal of a MOU with Cambodia: https://t.co/tObMpAGaxt
    Friday, October 27, 2017 - 16:56
  • @global_her Makes sense. What is your definition?
    Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:37
  • @global_her Could you be specific wh… https://t.co/ChLCdKkFV0
    Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:33
  • @global_her Global Heritage Alliance's website is now live. Check it out! https://t.co/KT7zIyrjT8
    Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:40
  • @global_her Here is our executive director's oral statement from today's MOU renewal hearing on Cambodia: https://t.co/2yXhfThotQ
    Monday, October 23, 2017 - 15:15
  • @global_her Public policy impacting US citizens, small businesses and museums needs to be based on verifiable data. "Trust us"… https://t.co/bC1Rge0aDv
    Monday, October 23, 2017 - 15:08
  • @global_her As IS territory shrinks wild, overblown claims for values for ISIS looted antiquities grow even wilder! https://t.co/DSU5YsGxbB
    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:39
  • @global_her "Armed looters" really means Cambodian military, no?
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 15:09
  • @global_her "Armed looters" really means "Cambodian military" no?
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 13:14
  • @global_her GHA asks CPAC to hold Cambodia to self-help measures per Congress' orders! https://t.co/iia3BNqaVw
    Monday, October 16, 2017 - 14:35
  • @global_her Only 21 public comments on Cambodian MOU. Low public interest suggests special interest program for archaeologists. https://t.co/mDIgbBIvQa
    Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:55
  • @global_her Follow GHA.
    Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 17:20