The 2018 activity report has just been published.
On 23 July 2019, Peter Forner from Berlin handed over a painting by the French painter Nicolas Rousseau to the French State, represented by Ambassador Anne-Marie Descôtes, at the French Embassy. During the Second World War, the painting was transported from France to Berlin, where it remains in the custody of the Forner family to this day.
On May 22, a cooperation agreement strengthened the Franco-German partnership in the field of the search for the source of cultural property stolen due to National Socialism.
On Friday 15 November, the conference “Twenty years of reparation for anti-semitic spoliations during the Occupation: between compensation and restitution” will be held in Paris.
On April 17, a mission was created within the Ministry of Culture, for the research and the restitution of cultural property spoliated.
The network of European Restitution Committees (see our news of 28 January 2008) has published the first number of this newsletter.