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 : 8 elements corresponding to 7 countries

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2017

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Traditional system of Corongo’s water judgesPeru

2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Gada system, an indigenous democratic socio-political system of the OromoEthiopia
Idea and practice of organizing shared interests in cooperativesGermany
Momoeria, New Year's celebration in eight villages of Kozani area, West Macedonia, GreeceGreece

2014

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Safeguarding the carillon culture: preservation, transmission, exchange and awareness-raisingBelgium

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Xooy, a divination ceremony among the Serer of Senegal Senegal

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Methodology for inventorying intangible cultural heritage in biosphere reserves: the experience of MontsenySpain

2011

Register of Good Safeguarding Practices

Revitalization of the traditional craftsmanship of lime-making in Morón de la Frontera, Seville, AndalusiaSpain
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