Strengthening capacities for the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage in Antigua and Barbuda

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 97,754 granted in 2020
  • Dates of implementation:
    • Approved in 09/2020 - not yet under implementation
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Antigua and Barbuda

Overview:

THE 17-MONTH PROJECT WILL CREATE A FIRST EVER NATIONAL ICH INVENTORY FOR THE PURPOSE OF SAFEGUARDING. CTIVITIES WILL BE UNDERTAKEN TO SAFEGUARD TWO KEY DEMONSTRABLY ENDANGERED ICH ELEMENTS. TRAINING WORKSHOPS WILL FOCUS ON THE PRINCIPLES AND WORKINGS OF THE 2003 CONVENTION, COMMUNITY-BASED INVENTORYING, AND THE USE OF AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT AND ARCHIVAL SOFTWARE. A 19-MEMBER ICH COORDINATION UNIT WILL BE ESTABLISHED TO OVERSEE THE PROJECT, PARTICULARLY THE INVENTORYING EXERCISES. THE RESULTING WILL BE PUBLISHED, ACCOMPANIED BY A REPORT AS PRODUCED FOR POLICY-MAKERS AND THE WIDER PUBLIC. TWO PROGRAMMES WILL ALSO BE UNDERTAKEN TO SAFEGUARD THE TRADITIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE(S) ASSOCIATED WITH THE GAME OF WARRI AND TRADITIONAL
BOATBUILDING. A PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SAFEGUARDING ICH WILL SPAN THE ENTIRETY OF THE PROJECT.

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