Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices

The Committee meets annually to evaluate nominations proposed by States Parties to the 2003 Convention and decide whether or not to inscribe those cultural practices and expressions of intangible heritage on the Convention’s Lists.

By clicking on the inscribed elements below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.





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Results : 13 elements corresponding to 16 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Konjic woodcarvingBosnia and Herzegovina

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional wall-carpet craftsmanship in Romania and the Republic of MoldovaRepublic of Moldova – Romania

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Regional Centres for Craftsmanship: a strategy for safeguarding the cultural heritage of traditional handicraftAustria

2015

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arabic coffee, a symbol of generosityUnited Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia – Oman – Qatar
Copper craftsmanship of LahijAzerbaijan
Traditional knowledge and technologies relating to the growing and processing of the curaguaVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional brass and copper craft of utensil making among the Thatheras of Jandiala Guru, Punjab, IndiaIndia
Zmijanje embroideryBosnia and Herzegovina

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional craftsmanship of the Mongol Ger and its associated customsMongolia
Turkish coffee culture and traditionTurkey

2012

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Folk art of the Matyó, embroidery of a traditional communityHungary

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Aubusson tapestryFrance
Traditional manufacturing of children’s wooden toys in Hrvatsko ZagorjeCroatia
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