31 March 2009

US Ratifies 1954 Hague Convention

Colleen at Antiquities Watch reports:
UNESCO and Mr. Charles Engelken, Charge d’Affairs of the United States for UNESCO announced that on March 13th, the United States became the 123rd country to ratify the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.
Read the rest here.

About time. But also about six years too late for the Iraq Museum.

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