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 ›››
On 18 December 2018, UNESCO Beirut, in partnership with the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO, launched a pilot project called ‘Learn with the Intangible Cultural Heritage for a sustainable future’ that targets Lebanese public and private schools that are part of UNESCO’s Associated Schoo ›››
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 ›››
Following the fieldwork in Accra, Kumasi, Tamale and Cape Coast to identify the needs for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Ghana, the UNESCO office in Accra organized a needs assessment validation workshop on 13 and 14 December 2018.
The activity took place under the ›››
Under the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, UNESCO and the European Union teamed up to develop a new project strengthening the connections between heritage, youth and education. The project has two main components: the first one aims to bring intangible cultural ›››
The next annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 9 to 14 December 2019 in Bogotá, Colombia. This decision was taken in Port Louis, Mauritius at the close of the thirteenth session of ›››
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 ›››
Meeting in Mauritius until 1 December, the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, inscribed this morning seven elements on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
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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 ›››
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 ›››