24 June 2019 - 28 June 2019


Safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage and community-based inventorying - National training of trainers

24 June 2019 - 28 June 2019
Capacity-building workshop

The workshop ‘Safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage and community-based inventorying’ was held on 24 – 28 June 2019, at the Ministry of Culture of Albania, the National History Museum, Tirana, and the Ethnographic Museum and Old Bazaar of Kruja. The workshop was organized jointly by the Ministry of Culture of Albania, and the Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the auspices of UNESCO, based in Sofia, Bulgaria.
This was the second capacity building activity on intangible cultural heritage safeguarding organized in Albania in cooperation with the Sofia Center and it followed up on the workshop ‘Implementation of the 2003 Convention at the national level’, which was held in Tirana, Albania in September 2015.
This workshop was led by two UNESCO trained facilitators, Mr Sasa Sreckovic from the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, Serbia and Ms Meri Kumbe from the University of Arts of Tirana, Albania and it used an interactive methodology mixing lectures with case studies, role plays and field work exercises. The working language was English
After completing the workshop participants who were representatives from government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), communities, institutions, students and individual experts felt more aware and better equipped to be engaged in designing and conducting community-based inventorying in their respective communities.