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8.GA postponed

26 March 2020 –

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention (originally foreseen from 9 to 11 June 2020) has been rescheduled to take place from 25 to 27 August 2020 (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris). According to these new ›››


Deadline for the 2021 cycle nominations

17 March 2020 –

The deadline of 31 March is fast approaching for submitting nominations to the Lists of the 2003 Convention, proposals to the Register for Good Safeguarding Practices and Requests for International Assistance for examination by the Intergovernmental Committee in November/December 2021. As has been ›››



8 March 2020 – Algeria, Namibia,

Shaped by her experiences as teacher in senior high school and instructor at Oluno & Hardap Prison, Freda Mwalyana Sampati Tawana is since 2009 a senior culture officer at the Ministry of Education Arts and Culture in Windhoek, Namibia. ‘The first time I c ›››


Mauritania launches an International Assistance project on strengthening capacities of NGOs in the field of Intangible Cultural Heritage

17 February 2020 – Mauritania,

The involvement of bearer communities and civil society is crucial to the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Accordingly, the Ministry of Culture, Crafts and Relations with the Parliament of Mauritania has launched a project ›››