Our Work

Looted Art & Cultural Property Initiative

Learn more about Claims Conference/WJRO initiatives toward the restitution of Jewish-owned art plundered during the Holocaust.

Holocaust-Era Looted Art: An Overview of Worldwide Progress

A Claims Conference/WJRO report shows that few countries have implemented international pacts on looted art. 

Advocacy Around the World

The Claims Conference/WJRO works with governments and Jewish communities worldwide to help ensure a just and simple process for claims for looted art and cultural property in each country.

Archives of Nazi Records: The Einzatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg

Improving access to the records of the main Nazi looting agency.

Training in Provenance Research

The Claims Conference encourages and assists efforts to train current and future experts worldwide in provenance research.

Gurlitt Collection

The Claims Conference is leading the campaign demanding that all works of art discovered in the possession of Cornelius Gurlitt be made public and researched expeditiously.


Through documentation and research, we facilitate the restitution of Judaica plundered during the Shoah.

United States Museums Survey

A survey of U.S. Museums documenting adherence to the Washington Conference Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art.