WHAT WE DO

SAFE raises public awareness about the damaging effects of looting and the illicit antiquities trade to encourage public engagement as the long-term, sustainable solution to stop our heritage from being destroyed.

An engaging approach

The issues surrounding the destruction of our shared global heritage to feed the illicit antiquities trade are complex. SAFE uses a combination of grassroots techniques and fact-based research to deliver direct and clear messages why preserving cultural heritage is essential, relevant, and urgent.

We provide ample resources to learn more, and invite you, no matter where you are, what you do, or how much time you have, to help spread the word about safeguarding humanity’s most precious nonrenewable resource: the connection to our past.

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Spread the word

Events
Campaigns
Awareness tools

Especially for students

EVENTS

Developed by SAFE, sometimes in collaboration with other organizations, our events are designed to reach members of the public and students alike.

SAFE Beacon Awards
SAFE Tours
Presentations and discussions
Celebrations and other events

CAMPAIGNS

Grassroots techniques provide a public platform for active participation and give everyone a voice in the future of our past.

Global Candlelight Vigil
Advocacy
Haiti: Look back to look ahead
Save Kashgar

TOOLS

Awareness tools help spread the word about the importance of preserving our cultural heritage. Downloadable for free, they are also available for purchase.

Podcasts
Downloads
SAFE Store

ESPECIALLY FOR STUDENTS

Our educational projects introduce cultural heritage as a precious and vulnerable non-renewable resource to students from primary schools to graduate schools.

Give history a future
Student competitions
Student outreach
Congratulations on maintaining momentum with this fine initiative. I believe that many of the good things that have happened in this area over the past decade would not have happened without SAFE.Professor Lord Colin Renfrew, June 2013