AC author Seán Fobbe comments on the role of the international community in cultural heritage preservation, the importance of a multidisciplinary approach, and key legal instruments to protect cultural patrimony.
AC author Seán Fobbe discusses the unique challenge of cultural heritage preservation in Iraq; the difficulty of prosecuting war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide; and broader patterns in cultural crimes worldwide.
AC author Seán Fobbe comments on the groundbreaking work of RASHID International, a landmark report documenting cultural heritage destruction during the Yazidi genocide, and the intersection of human rights and cultural heritage preservation.
How to protect outstanding cultural heritage from the ravages of war? Utilize the System of Enhanced Protection under the 1999 Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague ConventionJulia McLean 2019-04-24T10:55:24-04:00
Seán Fobbe analyzes the power of international humanitarian and cultural property protection law to shield outstanding cultural patrimony in conflict zones.
Antiquities Coalition Policy Note: Taking the First Step Toward Ending Illegal Antiquities TraffickingJulia McLean 2019-03-19T13:14:15-04:00
A relatively easy-to-negotiate, yet underutilized, bilateral diplomatic memorandum of understanding can empower governments to stop cultural heritage trafficking and protect transparent, legal markets.
How to Successfully Fight the Illicit Trade in Stolen Art and Antiquities in Asia? Remove an Antiquated English Law from Hong Kong’s Legal Systemadmin 2019-04-24T10:56:10-04:00
Steven Gallagher analyzes how Hong Kong’s laws and regulations can be improved to prevent trafficking of art and antiquities.
The Global Go To Think Tank Index, published annually by the University of Pennsylvania, has honored the Antiquities Coalition as one of the “Best New Think Tanks of 2017.”
Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, eBay, Amazon, and WhatsApp have made it easier for looters and traffickers to directly contact potential buyers—cutting out the middlemen.
In the Antiquities Coalition’s latest policy brief, Dr. Neil Brodie takes on the “out-of-control” internet antiquities market. The AC dug into the online art market with expert Colette Loll.
In this latest policy brief, Dr. Neil Brodie examines how best to protect businesses and consumers from the skyrocketing internet market, which he warns “presents a clear and present danger to the survival of the world’s cultural heritage.”