The meeting organized from 21 to 23 June 2023 in Belgrade, Serbia by UNESCO, through its Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe and the Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe in Sofia, Bulgaria, is generously hosted by the Ministry of Culture of Serbia.
Following up on the previous edition, this year’s session will continue exploring the nexus between intangible cultural heritage and education, with a special focus on secondary/professional/technical and vocational training - TVET and tertiary education across the South-East Europe region.
The meeting is aimed at the 2003 Convention’s Focal Points (or other appointed representatives) from Member States under the purview of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, namely, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Malta, North Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, and Türkiye. In addition, representatives from Austria and Italy will join as observers.
In the year of the 20th anniversary of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the meeting will also offer the opportunity to reflect on the progress achieved so far and the priorities that lie ahead.
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