457 results found:

Nearly US$500,000 granted to support safeguarding activities in Antigua and Bermuda, Burundi, Egypt, South Sudan and Uruguay

8 October 2020 – Antigua and Barbuda, Burundi, Egypt, Uruguay, South Sudan,

The Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund provides assistance to States Parties in their efforts to safeguard their living heritage. Last September, the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage examined International Assistance requests under US$100,000. A ›››


A General Assembly marked by emergency-related issues

11 September 2020 –

With all appropriate sanitary measures due to the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, 250 delegates representing more than 140 countries gathered for the eighth session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the 2003 Convention. The debates were conducted by H.E. Mr Amara Camara ›››


FACES OF LIVING HERITAGE: Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

9 August 2020 – Chad,

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an indigenous woman from the Mbororo pastoralist community in Chad. As nomadic cattle herders residing in the far west of the country near Lake Chad, her community have developed an array of traditional practices and weather forecasting ›››