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Thirty-one new elements inscribed on the Representative List

29 November 2018 –

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, meeting in Mauritius until 1 December, inscribed thirty-one elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Representative List seeks to enhance visibility for the traditions and ›››

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Traditional Korean wrestling listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage following unprecedented merged application from both Koreas

26 November 2018 – Republic of Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, meeting in Port Louis (Mauritius), has decided to inscribe traditional Korean wrestling, ssirum/ssireum, on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, on the basis of a ›››

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Facilitators’ network supports countries to implement the Convention

24 November 2018 –

UNESCO’s facilitators are central to the success of its global capacity-building programme. Since the creation of the network in 2011, UNESCO’s facilitators have provided training and advisory services in more than 100 countries and delivered more than 250 workshops around the world. A roundtable sid ›››

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Thirteenth session of the Committee about to start

24 November 2018 –

From 26 November to 1 December 2018, the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will come together for its thirteenth session in Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius. Nearly 800 participants – representatives of States Parties, non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions and other stakeholders – ›››

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Major strides made in strengthening safeguarding capacities in Eritrea

7 November 2018 – Eritrea,

The project “Strengthening the capacities of Eritrea for implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage” made major strides towards raising safeguarding capacities on a national level. Three capacity-building activities were organized between 2014 and 2018, equipping a wide range of ›››

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The 13.COM documents are now available online

30 October 2018 –

The complete set of documents has been published online for the thirteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage on 29 October 2018. Available in the two working languages of the Committee (English and French), the documents ›››

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