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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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    Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 12:08
  • @global_her Wasn't GHA or me. But taking down and correcting unsubstantiated and pot… https://t.co/feEorurO2Q
    Monday, December 14, 2020 - 14:44
  • @global_her Slate reading this exchange? Image of Bible Museum gone. Now article states this at th… https://t.co/oN70HLuXWO
    Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 12:10
  • @global_her RT : You forgot to mention the revised bill contains a half dozen qualifiers designed to ensure FINCEN fo… https://t.co/Wgu651qdxH
    Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 17:39
  • @global_her RT : Revising the definition of treasure in the Treasure Act 1996 and revising the related Codes of Practice - Governmen… https://t.co/Ahn7EXrj3m
    Monday, December 7, 2020 - 13:31
  • @global_her RT : Here is the SOHR report, which has additional detail: Turkish-backed factions are continuing their excavations and… https://t.co/260VoFdaKy
    Monday, November 30, 2020 - 17:11
  • @global_her RT : UNESCO Marks Convention’s 50th Anniversary with Doctored Photos and Disinformation https://t.co/EZ689oWcIo
    Monday, November 30, 2020 - 16:32
  • @global_her RT : Spooky on several levels! https://t.co/CGKKLycq0u
    Monday, November 23, 2020 - 16:49
  • @global_her RT : Please join us tomorrow on Zoom at 10:30 AM EST to learn more from Maureen Bray of ADAA about how art galleries are… https://t.co/FvYRLp9uYQ
    Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 14:56
  • @global_her RT : Unesco has pulled images from an advertising campaign about international trafficking in looted artefacts after fac… https://t.co/rRvmz8GWgi
    Friday, November 13, 2020 - 16:30
  • @global_her Archaeological advocacy groups are addicted to the use of bogus figures to move their agenda. As time goes on thou… https://t.co/ioMoeqaC8V
    Friday, November 13, 2020 - 14:05
  • @global_her RT : AHI Applauds Secretary Pompeo’s Upcoming Meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew — American Hellenic Institute https://t.co/UutTL47WmH
    Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 18:18
  • @global_her RT : Join us this Thursday at 10:25 AM for a discussion about the UK and EU art market in an era of Covid. https://t.co/O3NKYuyDEg
    Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 16:21
  • @global_her It is notable that archaeological advocates who have not been shy speaking their mind about statues seem to have lo… https://t.co/LB5hZJt9aP
    Monday, November 2, 2020 - 17:25
  • @global_her Find out more about GHA's and CCP's testimony and that of others at this week's CPAC hearing to discuss MOU's with… https://t.co/u4PTIiYGo4
    Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 16:17
  • @global_her RT : A petition against corporate greed we can all agree on. Bring back Charlie Brown Holiday Specials to Network TV! https://t.co/c4LfK2qnf1
    Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 13:23
  • @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