“Heritage it is an inherent part of our identity. It is a way to understand each other better” mentioned Victoria Kelly, one of the participants to the European Young Heritage Professionals Forum that gathered young practitioners with a background in both tan ›››
Twenty-one international experts gathered on 21 and 22 May at UNESCO Headquarters at the request of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (see Decision 13.COM 11) to explore operational modalities of action for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage ›››
The European Young Heritage Professionals Forum is taking place in Zadar, Croatia, from 20 to 24 May 2019. Hosted by the Croatian Commission for UNESCO and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, the Forum is organized in the framework of the ›››
The Abu Dhabi Department of Tourism and Culture is taking active steps in supporting the implementation of the 2003 Convention by hosting a community-based inventorying workshop for its staff, from 14 to 23 April 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Bringing together 27 participants from ›››
More than 120 accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as well as States Parties gathered at UNESCO Headquarters on 18 April 2019 to discuss the ways in which NGOs can contribute to the work of safeguarding living heritage.
The future of the accreditation system of NGOs ›››
A new report published by UNESCO shows that safeguarding intangible cultural heritage through technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is a pertinent, yet unexplored, topic. Moreover, TVET institutions could become important places for transmission of intangible cultural heritage.
The report ›››
The deadline of 31 March is fast approaching for submitting nominations to the Lists of the 2003 Convention, proposals to the Register for Good Safeguarding Practices and Requests for International Assistance for examination by the Intergovernmental Committee in 2020.
This year, the 31 March falls ›››
Together for heritage!
The European Young Heritage Professionals Forum will take place from 20 to 24 May 2019 in Zadar, Croatia to explore potential synergies and challenges of working on tangible and intangible cultural heritage in the European context.
The Forum will enable participants ›››
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 ›››