After seven months of field work in the communities of Boa Morte and Santo Antonio the National Directorate of Culture of Sao Tomé and Principe evaluates the results of the Inventory exercise, which was launched in April this year. From 23 to ›››
Samoa is getting ready this week to host in its capital Apia another round of capacity-building activities, from 16 to 20 November 2015. This is possible thanks to the continued generous contribution of Japan to implement the second phase of the project Safeguarding Intangible ›››
From 2 to 6 November 2015, twenty participants from various entities including government representatives from decentralized institutions, as well as civil society, communities and other specialists of intangible cultural heritage gathered in Nabeul in Tunisia. During the five day workshop, they were able to ›››
Documents of the tenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage are available online since, Monday 2 November, in the two working languages (English and French) of the Committee, including the provisional timetable approved by the ›››
Efforts to safeguard intangible cultural heritage are gaining momentum throughout Asia-Pacific, resulting in a need for more highly trained professionals in this area. Universities can play an important role in this regard, which is why UNESCO is organizing a regional symposium ›››
The first of three capacity-building training workshops will take place this week in the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, from 25-29 October, 2015.
This workshop will focus on the key concepts of the 2003 Convention and their ›››
International Assistance has been granted from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund to three countries on 6 October 2015.
Sudan will receive US$174,480 from the Fund to document and inventory its intangible cultural heritage. Capacity-building of community-based inventories, as well as strengthening operational structures ›››
Following the workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention held last July in Praia, 17 community members and 13 culture officers gathered in Ribeira Grande de Santiago’s communities of Centro histórico, Salineiro and Calabaceira for training on community-based inventorying.
Organized in close cooperation be ›››
The agreement concerning the hosting of the tenth session Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was signed by the Government of the Republic of Namibia and UNESCO on Monday 5 October 2015 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The agreement ›››
Thanks to the continued generous contribution of Japan to implement the project ‘Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage through the Strengthening of National Capacities in Asia and the Pacific’, two countries in the region are successfully moving forward in strengthening their capacities to eff ›››