Thirty-four participants representing officials from the Ministry of Information and Culture, local officials working in the field of culture and the Calabar community have been brought together to share the principles and methodologies of community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage during ›››
In the presence of the Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Committee, Mr Yonas Desta Tsegaye, an information and exchange session will take place at UNESCO premises, Room XI, on Thursday, 20 October 2016 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The purpose is to present ›››
Everything is ready to receive participants and guests for the second edition of dialogues on the safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) in the Northeast Asia sub-region, with a focus this time on media engagement. The meeting to be held this ›››
Over twenty participants from seven countries in the Southern African region (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe) brainstormed and shared experiences in Lusaka, Zambia, from 2 to 6 October 2016 on how to best provide policy advisory services in the field of ›››
What is policy development for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage? What are the needs of Latin America and the Caribbean in this field? How does the topic fit in UNESCO’s global capacity-building programme for the implementation of the 2003 Convention? These questions will b ›››
A group of experts will gather in Beijing, China from 7 to 9 September to take the first steps towards an overall results framework for the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Generously funded and hosted by the National Commission ›››
Before opening an exhibition on traditional crafs of India in UNESCO Headquarters (Paris, 2 September 2016), Ms Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Textiles of India, shares her views on crafts and textiles as an intangible cultural heritage to be passed on from generation ›››
Pyongyang is all set to host a four-day training workshop on Community-based Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage from 29 August to 1 September 2016. This capacity-building workshop is the outcome of joint efforts of the National Authority for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, the ›››
The last of three capacity-building workshops on elaborating public policies to safeguard intangible cultural heritage was held in Puerto López (Manabí province) on 16 June.
Organized by UNESCO, the Ministry of Culture and Heritage, and the National Institute of Cultural Heritage (INPC) ›››
International Assistance has been granted on 16 June 2016 from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund to two countries, Lesotho and Zambia.
Lesotho will receive, for the first time, US$24,998 from the Fund to document and inventory its intangible cultural heritage in nine selected ›››