How is intangible cultural heritage – or living heritage - related to sustainable development? How is it relevant for addressing today’s development challenges in areas such as health, education, gender, natural disasters and conflict? If you are interested in finding out the answers, UNESCO’s innovative MOOC on living heritage and sustainable development helps to understand the connections between the two.
The course, now available in French and Spanish, will allow you to gain a better understanding of intangible cultural heritage and its relationships with sustainable development through practical examples and experiences. Whether you are new to the concept of intangible cultural heritage, an undergraduate or graduate student interested in the key concepts and practices of sustainability and global issues, a key actor in the sustainable development field or a practitioner or professional engaged in living heritage safeguarding, this course is for you.