Opening 14COM

The beats of cumbia, fandango and merengue carranguero welcome Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee opening in Bogota

9 December 2019 –

President Duque for his part highlighted the fact that the meeting in Bogotá was the first Committee session to take place in the Latin America and Caribbean region. The President pleaded for the democratization of culture, which he defined as “that which is rooted in feelings and principles. that which becomes a tradition that evolves year after year. But culture is also a living expression of humanism, that which distinguishes us and allows us to coexist with nature and becomes a legacy of wisdom with the passing of time …” The President added that “The world today needs more culture and more humanism.” ›››


Fourteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee: Bogota, Colombia, from 9 to 14 December 2019

Item under discussion: 10.a. Examination of nominations for inscription on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding


One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Namibia
  • Financial assistance : $ 100,000 +
  • Implementation dates : 03/10/2019 - 03/10/2019
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

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