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Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF has taken on a multimillion-dollar project at the medieval Abbey of San Clemente a Casauria, which was badly damaged in the April 6, 2009, earthquake that struck the Abruzzo region of central Italy.

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Press release | May 18, 2009

WMF Launches \"The Future of Babylon\" Project

Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF, with funding of nearly $700,000 from the U.S. Department of State, is launching “The Future of Babylon,” a major new project at the famed ancient city that lies in modern Iraq.

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Bonnie Burnham, President of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that actress Jeanne Tripplehorn, who currently stars in HBO’s critically acclaimed series, Big Love, has agreed to serve as a spokesperson for WMF, the leading independent organization devoted to saving the world’s most

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The World Monuments Fund (WMF) will present its annual Hadrian Award to His Highness Maharaja Gajsinghji II of Jodhpur in recognition of his extraordinary efforts to restore and protect India’s architectural and cultural patrimony.

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Press release | May 15, 2009

Church of San Juan Bautista, Huaro, Peru

Bertrand du Vignaud, President of World Monuments Fund Europe; Marcela Temple de Pérez de Cuéllar; members of Peru’s National Institute of Culture (INC); and other distinguished guests today celebrated the completion of the first phase of the restoration of the Church of San Juan Bautista, in Hua

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