Following sixty years of armed conflict, peacebuilding activities of the emergency International Assistance kicked off in the municipality of El Conejo, department of La Guajira, within the commitments of the 2016 Peace Agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces ›››
A sub-regional meeting for ICH safeguarding in Northeast Asia was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 28 to 29 August 2018 on ‘ICH in Education: Towards Joint Collaboration for Promoting ICH in Formal and Non-Formal Education’.
The meeting was co-organized by the International Information and Net ›››
After six years of intense and fruitful collaboration between communities, the Directorate for Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, local governments, research institutions (University of Ouagadougou and the Institute of Sciences of Society), civil society organizations and media ›››
On 17 July 2018, an international forum on ‘Unlocking the potential of tertiary education for ICH safeguarding’ was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea. UNESCO Bangkok and ICHCAP(International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the aus ›››
The 2016 edition of the Operational Directives for the Implementation of the 2003 Convention are now available in Portuguese, thanks to the translation by the National Commission of Portugal for UNESCO. You may consult this version here.
The Secretariat of the 2003 Convention updates ›››
The thirteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 26 November to 1 December 2018 at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC) in Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius.
The host country, Republic of ›››
From 18 to 21 June 2018, the Ministry of Muslim Affairs, Culture and Waqf assets in Djibouti, with support from the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa, convened 40 national and local authorities, experts, NGOs, communities and media representatives to participate in a national workshop ›››
For more than 10 years, the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has been implemented worldwide. Many organizations and institutions have been developing activities at different scales and in multiple domains to address complex situations. How can such experiences ›››
The UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa organized a national awareness-raising workshop on intangible cultural heritage on 25 - 29 June 2018 in Moroni, the Comoros, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Professional Integration, Arts and Culture.
This marks the start of the ›››
The UNESCO Cairo Office has begun the activities of the 24-month project “Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Egypt for sustainable development”, generously supported by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority (ADTCA) of the United Arab Emirates.