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 or can be ordered from the US Government Printing Office (tel: +1 202 512 1800 or fax: +1 202 512 2250).
The US Department of State <http://www.state.gov>, accessed 1 November 2002 and 15 February 2018