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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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  • @global_her says it is for legitimate trade, but is it really? https://t.co/TVC9ifJR8x
    Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 20:05
  • @global_her Here is what our executive director said more or less at today's CPAC hearing about proposed MOU renewals with Boli… https://t.co/ezQyYpNwWq
    Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 17:35
  • @global_her Trump Administration Remakes CPAC: https://t.co/NjqXNfyU0T
    Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 16:29
  • @global_her RT : Nigeria: Support Cultural Expansion, Not Art Blockade https://t.co/BC1EOLmuUc
    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 15:34
  • @global_her RT : Please join us this Thursday for an important tele-coffee regarding art and money laundering. https://t.co/HvLQtdkpJG
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 11:19
  • @global_her RT : Please join us Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. EST for our next "Tele-Coffee" non-CLE teleconference. Di… https://t.co/g8qnP9B01H
    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 20:11
  • @global_her RT : And in this case, we have plenty of evidence that this is a deliberate policy: https://t.co/CavoBM715M
    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 16:03
  • @global_her One wonders if this will apply to any of the archaeological groups that have advocated so stridently for authoritar… https://t.co/KsQpThQiLg
    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 14:52
  • @global_her RT : Please join us today at 10:30 AM EST. See below for details. https://t.co/QqQhOftvxm
    Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 09:06
  • @global_her Serious questions have already been raised about the quality of you… https://t.co/Z2XrWenOEj
    Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 08:52
  • @global_her Look for some grant proposals from some of the tear them down movement within the archaeological community.
    Monday, October 5, 2020 - 11:52
  • @global_her RT : Hey investigative journalists, time for some additional investigation of other sources about t… https://t.co/VSYXq55c7B
    Monday, October 5, 2020 - 11:50
  • @global_her RT : » Elias Gerasoulis: A geo-political perspective on the Turkish MoU https://t.co/g03BfnvcBj
    Friday, October 2, 2020 - 07:09
  • @global_her RT : Peter Tompa, Executive Director, : "From a US foreign policy perspective it is also essential that our… https://t.co/6Jr8LsYWWH
    Friday, October 2, 2020 - 07:06
  • @global_her RT : Please join us on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. EST for our next "Tele-Coffee" non-CLE teleconference.… https://t.co/exuW0J6qxs
    Friday, October 2, 2020 - 07:04
  • @global_her RT : WCO Reports: Heritage Trafficking Tiny Percentage of Illegal Trade https://t.co/ushwRL4IOw
    Friday, October 2, 2020 - 07:04
  • @global_her Of course, more excuses to justify your gross exaggerations of these problems in order… https://t.co/erfGjQyJuN
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 17:50
  • @global_her BSA would foist expensive and difficult to comply with regulations on small businesses, many of whic… https://t.co/X8ZtZDagj0
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 17:44
  • @global_her RT : Presents Its Work To American Bar Association & Cultural Heritage Law section - The importance… https://t.co/FV5aE6fF3q
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 17:42
  • @global_her The AC has a long history of gross exaggeration about terror links to the antiquities trade. GAO sh… https://t.co/7JvkiglOiS
    Monday, September 28, 2020 - 12:50