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A mediation of the CIVS allows the restitution by Switzerland of a stolen work of art

Monday, March 12 th, the Museum of Fine Artsof La Chaux-de-Fonds returned a stolen work of art. The mediation of the Commission for the compensation of victims of spoliations has found a way out to ten years a standoff between the Swiss municipality and the rights holders.

Claims Extends Hardship Fund Benefit to Jews in Algeria

Since 1 February, Jews who resided in Algeria between July 1940 and November 1942 and who have been victims of the anti - Semitic persecutions of the Vichy regime are eligible for payment from the Hardship Fund of the Claims Conference.

CIVS and the embassador of France in Germany meet the Deutsches Zentrum Kulturgutverluste

On January 17, 2018, a CIVS delegation traveled to Magdeburg, capital of the Land of Saxony-Anhalt, in order to meet the Deutsches Zentrum Kulturgutverluste to lay the groundwork for future cooperation between the two services.


The 2016 activity report has just been published

This year, on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of the Washington agreement, he focuses his thematic part to bank spoliations. It also processes on the search for legal heirs and the exploitation of new archive resources.

A new panel for the CIVS

On 16 September, the deliberative panel of the CIVS was renewed by decree published in the Official Journal.


The CIVS is moving

On October 9th, 2017 the CIVS will move to 20, avenue de Ségur, PARIS VIIe