27 November 2006 - 28 November 2006


Regional meeting for Eastern and Southern Africa

27 November 2006 - 28 November 2006
Dar es Salam
United Republic of Tanzania
Regional meeting

This meeting, organized by the UNESCO Office in Dar es Salaam and the Culture Sector’s Intangible Heritage Section, was attended by 35-40 participants from 23 African countries. Its objectives were to:

  • inform participants about the preparation of the implementation of the Convention on the international level;
  • discuss ways in which the 2003 Convention may be implemented on the national level, focussing on inventory-making and other safeguarding activities;
  • share information and experiences.


  • Agenda (English|French)
  • List of participants (English)
  • Opening notes by Cheikh Tidiane SY, Director of the UNESCO Dar es Salaam Cluster Office (English)
  • Speech of Hon. Muhammed Seif Khatib, Minister of Information, Culture and Sports of the United Republic of Tanzania (English)
  • Presentation of Harriet Deacon: Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2003 Convention and Legal, administrative and financial measures (English)
  • Presentation by Dr. Ndagala: ”Transboundary cooperation and forms of assistance’ (English)
  • Meeting report (English)

Contact: T. Curtis, UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office