What is policy development for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage? What are the needs of Latin America and the Caribbean in this field? How does the topic fit in UNESCO’s global capacity-building programme for the implementation of the 2003 Convention? These questions will b ›››
A group of experts will gather in Beijing, China from 7 to 9 September to take the first steps towards an overall results framework for the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Generously funded and hosted by the National Commission ›››
Before opening an exhibition on traditional crafs of India in UNESCO Headquarters (Paris, 2 September 2016), Ms Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Textiles of India, shares her views on crafts and textiles as an intangible cultural heritage to be passed on from generation ›››
Pyongyang is all set to host a four-day training workshop on Community-based Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage from 29 August to 1 September 2016. This capacity-building workshop is the outcome of joint efforts of the National Authority for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, the ›››
International Assistance has been granted on 16 June 2016 from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund to two countries, Lesotho and Zambia.
Lesotho will receive, for the first time, US$24,998 from the Fund to document and inventory its intangible cultural heritage in nine selected ›››
Jordan is strengthening its capacity for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage. The Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with UNESCO, organized a 5-day workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention on the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Amman, at ›››
The agreement concerning the hosting of the eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was signed by the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and UNESCO on Thursday 2 June 2016 at UNESCO Headquarters ›››
The Fourth annual meeting of category 2 centres under the auspices of UNESCO active in the field of the intangible cultural heritage will take place on 3 June 2016 in Paris at UNESCO Headquarters. This customary annual meeting will follow up on the three ›››
More than 500 participants attended the sixth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at UNESCO headquarters.
During three highly productive days, the General Assembly debated and adopted substantial ›››