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Safeguarding Indigenous Architecture in Vanuatu

29 May 2017 – Vanuatu,

“Safeguarding Indigenous Architecture in Vanuatu” is the final report on the research carried out by the Vanuatu Culture Centre (VCC), as part of a Post-Disaster Needs Assessment following Tropical Cyclone Pam in March 2015. A category 5 cyclone, Pam caused widespread damage across ›››

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© National Museum of Ethnography and Narural History, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Moldova, 2015

Moldova well-equipped to strengthen its intangible cultural heritage safeguarding capacities

3 May 2017 – Republic of Moldova,

The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was ratified in the Republic of Moldova in 2006: what is the status of its implementation now? How effective are the policies and infrastructure in place for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage? How ›››

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Dutch Caribbean Islands and Suriname meet to discuss mechanisms for international cooperation mechanisms under the 2003 Convention

27 April 2017 – Curaçao, Aruba, Netherlands, Suriname, Sint Maarten,

From 3 to 7 April 2017, representatives from Suriname and the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten met in Kralendijk, Bonaire, to take part in a workshop entitled ‘Mechanisms for International Cooperation under the 2003 Convention.’ As part ›››

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© Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA), 2006

Developing safeguarding plans in Dubai

16 April 2017 – United Arab Emirates,

The last of three capacity-building workshops for the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center is taking place this week in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, from 16 to 20 April 2017. Under the title ‘Developing Safeguarding Plans in the Emirate of Dubai’, the workshop ›››

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Eritrea launches inventorying of intangible cultural heritage

12 April 2017 – Eritrea,

Participants in the Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventory Workshop in Asmara, © Merhawi Meaze On 3 April 2017, the Eritrean Commissioner of Culture and Sports, Ambassador Zemede Tecle, opened a two-week capacity-building workshop on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage. This activity is part of ›››