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The Senate conductes a review of the action of the CIVS

On June 6, Senator Marc Laménie presented on behalf of the Senate Finance Committee an information report on the review of 20 years of acitvity of CIVS.

On the recommendation of the CIVS, the city of Sannois (95) will restore a rifled Utrillo

The city of Sannois (Val-d’Oise) will restore the painting on canvas of Utrillo, Carrefour Sannois, stolen in 1940. This is what decided the municipality on the recommendation of the Commission for the Compensation of Victims of Spoliation resulting from the Anti-Semitic Legislation in Force during the Occupation.

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.