The Antiquities Coalition was honored to host the Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, Mohammed Ibrahim the week of March 9 in Washington, DC. During his visit, Minister Ibrahim and Deborah Lehr, Chairman of the International Coalition to Protect Egyptian Antiquities (ICPEA) — an initiative of the Antiquities Coalition — signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which forms a public private partnership to protect Egyptian Antiquities from cultural racketeering. This partnership is the first of its kind for the Ministry. The signing ceremony took place at The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Washington, DC on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
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