The U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield issues alerts when the preservation of cultural heritage anywhere in the world is threatened by armed conflict or natural disaster.
USCBS is a charitable, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization committed to the protection of cultural property worldwide during armed conflict.
USCBS has a unique role in protecting the cultural heritage from looting or destruction in areas of the world where armed conflict is occurring.
Historically, protection of cultural property during armed conflict was not practiced. But, in 1863, the first laws were enacted. Many more policies, laws and treaties to protect cultural heritage have been adopted worldwide since then.
USCBS has gathered a wealth of diverse reference materials in regard to the history of the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict.
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