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.
Proceedings of the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets
The proceedings are available online here, can be ordered from the US Government Printing Office or are available for download as PDF files:
Fact Sheets and Other Materials
Proceedings of the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets, November 30-December 3 1998, Washington: Government Printing Office 1999.
Also available online at http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/resource/assets/index.HTM, accessed 2 April 2014.