UNESCO Office in Beirut is working with governmental institutions, associations, NGOs and communities in Lebanon to further develop their human and institutional capacities to safeguard and transmit living heritage.
This project is funded by UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust and aims to support ›››
The eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (previously foreseen from 25 to 27 August) has been rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to 8 to 10 September 2020 (UNESCO Headquarters ›››
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, a planned training workshop was held online during the first week of May 2020, and attended by participants from the heritage department of the Ministry of Culture. Organized within the project “Strengthening national capacities for s ›››
While we are currently going through extraordinary conditions of lockdown on a global scale due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are also seeing the ways in which the impact of this crisis goes beyond our physical health. Festivals and cultural ›››
National focal points for periodic reporting from 32 countries and associated member States of UNESCO across Latin America and the Caribbean took part last Tuesday in the launch of the new online training course for the reformed periodic reporting process, which is ›››
In line with its response to COVID-19, UNESCO is launching a web platform to share and exchange experiences of living heritage in the context of the pandemic, both in terms of its impact and the diverse ways in which communities turn ›››
While physical distancing and confinement are affecting the way we live, some communities are finding creative ways to adapt to the circumstances and continue practicing their living heritage.
If you have a story to share, we encourage you to get in ›››
“When students are motivated, they achieve better results. With living heritage, learning becomes more interesting, meaningful and motivating for students. It also stimulates innovative teaching methods, which benefit the teacher-learner relationship. It is rewarding to improve the quality of education while ›››
The educational and knowledge management tools developed by UNESCO are available in open access format and range from capacity building for trainers to data visualization, sustainable development case studies and references for researchers:
DIVE into Intangible Cultural Heritage: Using web semantics ›››
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention (originally foreseen from 9 to 11 June 2020) has been rescheduled to take place from 25 to 27 August 2020 (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris).
According to these new ›››