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Survey reveals a diversity of university programmes in Southern Africa working on intangible cultural heritage

6 February 2019 –

A recent survey of universities in Southern Africa acknowledged that a diversity of disciplines are integrating intangible cultural heritage including culture, heritage, archaeology, tourism, history, indigenous knowledge systems, theatre and African languages. Results of the survey were shared as part of ›››

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Comoros strives to strengthen its legislative framework for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage

17 January 2019 – Comoros,

The Ministry of Youth, Sports, Professional Integration, Arts and Culture of Comoros and the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa co-organized from 20 to 22 November 2018, in Moroni, a national workshop for the elaboration of a strategic review document to strengthen the legislative ›››

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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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