Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets
US Department of State and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Date of Event
30 November - 3 December 1998
The Department of State and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets at the Department of State in 1998. The Conference was attended by delegates from forty-four countries as well as a number of non-governmental bodies. The participants addressed issues surrounding the restitution of assets confiscated during the period 1933-45. The role of Holocaust education, remembrance, and research was also considered. Eleven principles for dealing with Nazi-confiscated art were endorsed.
The proceedings of the Conference are available on the Department of State's website here or can be ordered from the US Government Printing Office.
The US Department of State <http://www.state.gov>, accessed 1 November 2002