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In El Salvador, living heritage contributes to conflict resolution

27 July 2022 – El Salvador,

In Jiquilisco and Tecoluca, two municipalities in Southern El Salvador, several young people participated in a workshop organized by UNESCO, which tackled intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and the various ways it contributes to peacebuilding and conflict resolution. Indeed, living heritage has ›››

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In memoriam: Dr. Ahmed Morsi

22 July 2022 –

The Living Heritage Entity of UNESCO wishes to pay tribute to Dr. Ahmed Morsi for his internationally recognized expertise in the safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). His commitment to the safeguarding of cultural heritage has benefitted local communities and practitioners ›››

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Final activity of a safeguarding project in Lebanon

13 July 2022 – Lebanon,

In 2017, UNESCO’s regional office in Beirut launched a capacity-building project funded by the Government of Japan and implemented in collaboration with the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO. This project strengthened human and institutional infrastructures for the safeguarding of Lebanese living heritage, ›››

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Reviving worshipping practices of sacred sites in Mongolia

16 June 2022 – Mongolia,

Key expeditions were organized in Mongolia as part of the International Assistance (IA) project ‘Supporting natural and cultural sustainability through the revitalization and transmission of the traditional practices of worshipping the sacred sites in Mongolia’. With representatives of local organizations and liv ›››

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