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Cultural Exchanges, Property and Cooperation:  Protection of Cultural Property

Convention done at The Hague May 14, 1954; with regulations for implementation; Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate January 6, 1999 (Treaty Doc. 106-1, 106th Congress, 1st Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations July 29, 2008 (Senate Executive Report No. 110-26,110th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate September 25, 2008; Ratified by the President December 23, 2008; Instrument of the United States of America deposited March 13, 2009; entered into force for the United States March 13, 2009.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future