Association Île du Monde


Contact: +33(0)7 83 90 89 40; +33 (0)6 32 78 63 03
Postal address: 15, passage Ramey 75018 PARIS
Geographic Coverage of NGO’s expertise: France, Georgia, Guinea, Mexico

URL: https://www.iledumonde.org

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Living heritage is a cultural resource that should be used for understanding the other. Recognize, understand and respect differences.

The integral safeguarding of local and translocal cultures, notably in multicultural urban contexts with the aim of constructing an intercultural society.

Year of creation: 2012

Safeguarding measures:

- identification, documentation, research (including inventory-making)
- preservation, protection
- promotion, enhancement
- transmission, (non-)formal education

Main areas of work related to the Convention:

Relevant projects and initiatives

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  • Thirteen inventory and documentation projects for the French National ICH Inventory (2014-2020), including 12 translocal ICH elements present in the Paris region, and one local element present in Suriname and French Guiana;
  • The Rencontres project (2015-2018) aimed to facilitate intercultural exchanges and the social integration of migrants;
  • In 2019-2020, we developed an integral diagnosis of the state of safeguarding of ICH present in Guadeloupe (French Antilles);
  • Design and development of a participatory web platform for the enhancement of Guadeloupe’s ICH (2020-2022);
  • Pre-inventory and diagnosis of traditional games and sports in Overseas France (ongoing).