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 ›››
The sixth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at UNESCO Headquarters on 30 May to 1 June 2016.
The session will focus on a number of important ›››
The Nairamdal Camp in Ulaanbaatar is all set to host a five-day training workshop on developing safeguarding plans for intangible cultural heritage from 23-27 May 2016. This capacity-building workshop is the outcome of joint efforts by UNESCO Beijing Office, the Ministry of Education ›››
The States Parties to the 2003 Convention are to report periodically on its implementation in their territories and on the status of elements inscribed on the lists of the Convention. Such reports often describe achievements, challenges and difficulties they face in implementing ›››
Over twenty participants representing seven countries (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten and Suriname) will gather in Curaçao from 17 to 20 May 2016 for a workshop on developing plans to safeguard their intangible cultural heritage.
Reflecting diverse communities and practitioners, as w ›››
A dynamic five-country project has strengthened capacities to safeguard intangible cultural heritage in Portuguese-speaking Africa. The project has organized 13 workshops, training over 170 government officials, community members, and other stakeholders in implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Cabo ›››