A new publication emphasizing the strong links between intangible cultural heritage and social inclusion in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) is being launched. Coordinated by the UNESCO Office in Montevideo, the publication features case studies of activities, projects and programmes implemented ›››
The pilot project Recovery of living heritage from the COVID-19 pandemic: Ulos weavers and Gorga sculptors in the Toba region in Indonesia. This, is one of the eight pilot projects that are currently implementing the recommendations for post-pandemic recovery, presented in ›››
In cooperation with national partners, UNESCO launched a community-based needs identification for living heritage among communities, groups and individuals from Ukraine displaced in five neighbouring countries: Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. The needs identification was highlighted as a priority area ›››
Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and the Dominican Republic, all States Parties to the 2003 Convention, are the eight member States of the Central American Integration System(SICA). Together with Cuba, they have agreed during a recent meeting ›››
Category 2 institutes and centres under the auspices of UNESCO (C2Cs) are established and funded by Member States to contribute to the achievement of UNESCO’s objectives. Each centre has a specialized field of activity and set of functions in order to a ›››
Living heritage throughout the world is increasingly affected by emergencies, including conflicts and disasters. On the one hand, emergencies directly threaten the practice and transmission of intangible cultural heritage, which provides a foundation to people’s identity and wellbeing. On the other h ›››
On 25 and 26 April, States Parties to the 2003 Convention and observers are invited to participate in the third part of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group in the framework of the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the 2003 Convention.
This meeting is ›››
Between the 22nd and the 24th of April, the opening event of the fourth edition of the Italian Youth Forum will take place in Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia. The Forum is organized by the Italian Youth Association for UNESCO.
The beginning of the UNESCO project ‘Capacity Building for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Contribution to Sustainable Development in The Gambia’ was celebrated early April at the National Museum of the Gambia in Banjul. This voluntary contribution by France ›››
On 7th and 8th of April, an inter-regional workshop took place to launch the project ‘Capacity building for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in emergencies in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific and the Caribbean’.
More than ever, climate change pre ›››