This year marks the beginning of the decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Alongside World Oceans Day, it is an opportunity to have a glimpse at the living heritage practices related to oceans and to discover the various ways the ›››
From 31 May to 4 June 2021, the Global ASPnet meeting will bring together teacher education and training institutions represented by deans, teacher educators and student teachers from the UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet).
When brought closer together, culture and education have the capacity ›››
The music contest “Panamá Unidos en Canción” (Panama United in Song) was organized by the artist Patricia Vlieg and the organization Youth United for Education, with the support of the Ministries of Culture and Education of Panama, civil society actors, and t ›››
A series of expert meetings organized in the framework of the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the 2003 Convention ended yesterday.
Launched by the Intergovernmental Committee at its thirteenth session in 2018, this ongoing process led to discussions within the Committee ›››
A workshop dedicated to developing concrete plans for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Greece is to be held online from 31 May to 4 June 2021. This five-day workshop aims at sharing experiences and exchanging informal knowledge essential for the development of ›››
UNESCO is pleased to partner with the General Assembly of the United Nations in organizing a high-level event on the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, taking place on Friday 21 May. The theme for the ›››
The Republic of Djibouti has finalized its first national inventory of intangible cultural heritage elements with support from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund. This effort is part of a series of awareness-raising workshops on the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of ›››
‘Drawing up a safeguarding plan means taking care of the deep identity of a community, protecting it with precise actions whose effects reverberate on the whole system, including the economic one’, Gianluca Galimberti, Mayor of Cremona
The city of Cremona is in ›››
On 30 April 2021, UNESCO is inviting stakeholders from Eastern Africa to an online conference to share case studies and review research results on the relationship between living heritage and biodiversity, climate change as well as disaster risk reduction.
The increasing frequency and ›››
In 2019, the European Young Heritage Professionals Forum brought together 28 young heritage professionals to address challenges they face in safeguarding of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, and to explore innovative ways to address them. The Forum was successful in building a network ›››