20/04/2006 - 21/04/2006

Participants related their experiences on the management of the implementation of the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in view of the entry into force of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in April 2006. The working sessions focussed on:

  • Legislative initiatives for the safeguarding of intangible heritage;
  • Ways of involving practitioners and communities in safeguarding projects;
  • Experiences in encouraging the transmission of intangible cultural heritage;
  • Creation of institutions and inventories devoted to intangible cultural heritage.