The 2003 Convention’s new Operational Directives related to sustainable development encourage States Parties to safeguard health practices recognized by communities as living heritage and harness their potential to achieve quality health care for all. In parallel, a growing number of voices in t ›››
Six thousand young people from southern Togo were keen to discover the traditional musical instruments of their region. This was made possible thanks to a one-year project implemented by the National Commission for Cultural Heritage (CNPC) of Togo to safeguard this ›››
What is the strategy for the future of the capacity-building programme and its facilitators’ network? What are the new demands and how can we address them? In what ways has the role of facilitators changed since the early days of the p ›››
The first of a series of capacity-building trainings aiming at strengthening the national institutional capacities of Bangladesh to implement the 2003 Convention is going to take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 29 January to 1 February 2017. This workshop is made possible, under the project ›››
The deadline (15 February 2017) is approaching for 59 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to submit their reports on the contribution and commitment of their organization and their relations with the Committee since 2012. These are the 59 NGOs accredited at the fourth session of the General Assembly ›››
Co-organized by the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Section and the International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa, a roundtable event on ‘Learning with Intangible Cultural Heritage in Education’ took place in the context of the eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee for ›››
Addis Ababa - The 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 4 December to 8 December 2017 in Seoul (Republic of Korea) and will be chaired by Ambassador Lee Byong-hyun, Permanent Delegate of the ›››
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) - Sixteen new elements have been added to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage following the decisions adopted by the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, taking place until 2 December in Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage today inscribed elements from Portugal, Uganda and Ukraine on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding. The Committee will continue reviewing nominations for i ›››
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage today inscribed the Chapei Dang Veng from Cambodia on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
The List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in N ›››