Notice of Receipt of Request From the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco Under Article 9 of the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 162 (Wednesday, August 21, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 21, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 43642]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18049]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
[Public Notice: 10859]
Notice of Receipt of Request From the Government of the Kingdom
of Morocco Under Article 9 of the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means
of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer
of Ownership of Cultural Property
SUMMARY: Notice of receipt of request from Morocco for cultural
property protection.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Foster, Cultural Heritage
Center, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: 202-632-6301;
[email protected].
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Government of the Kingdom of Morocco has
made a request to the Government of the United States under Article 9
of the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and
Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of
Cultural Property. The United States Department of State received this
request on June 12, 2019. Morocco's request seeks U.S. import
restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material representing
Morocco's cultural patrimony. Pursuant to the authority vested in the
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, and
pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 2602(f)(1), notification of the request is hereby
published. A public summary of Morocco's request and information about
U.S. implementation of the 1970 UNESCO Convention will be available at
the Cultural Heritage Center website: http://culturalheritage.state.gov.
Marie Therese Porter Royce,
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S.
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2019-18049 Filed 8-20-19; 8:45 am]
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