The National Cultural Heritage Institute of Angola (INPC), in cooperation with UNESCO, organizes a workshop on community-based inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The workshop gathers some 25 participants including technical staff from cultural institutions in the country and representatives of the pilot ›››
The deadline is set for 31 March 2016 for the submission of nomination files, proposals on best safeguarding practices and large-scale international assistance requests for the 2017 cycle.
The forms can be downloaded from the forms page. The submission may be inspired by a ›››
The Intangible Heritage Section has recently welcomed Tim Curtis as its section chief and the third Secretary of the 2003 Convention, following the retirement of Cécile Duvelle at the end of last year.
Trained with a PH.D. in cultural anthropology, Tim ›››
Film-maker Mauricio Oliveira and anthropologist Fernanda Gallo provide viewers with a first-hand account of the connection communities in Cabo Verde and Mozambique have to their living heritage, and of their efforts to safeguard it, in the documentary ‘This culture that leads y ›››
The UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa and the Ministry of Education celebrated the first Eritrean Cultural and Natural Heritage Legislation at a national ceremony on 28 January 2016. The legislation is aimed at protecting national cultural and natural heritage with particular focus ›››
The second of three capacity-building workshops for the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center is taking place this week in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, from 24-30 January, 2016.
The community-based inventorying workshop, in the context of the Convention for the Safeguarding of ›››
From 18 to 22 January, UNESCO and the Cultural Heritage Institute of Cabo Verde (IPC) are organizing a workshop to evaluate the results of three pilot community-based inventories. Following a practical training in July last, 17 community members and 13 culture officers identified and documented ›››
The forms for the elaboration of nominations to the Lists, of proposals to the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices and of requests for International Assistance for 2017 cycle have been published online since November/December last. Deadline for submission is set for ›››
Windhoek, 4 December—The next annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 28 November to 2 December 2016 in Addis-Abeba (Ethiopia) and will be chaired by Yonas Desta, Director General of the Authority for Research a ›››
Windhoek, 2 December—The Committee for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage meeting in Namibia until 4 December inscribed today 20 new elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
The Representative List includes forms of expression that testify to the d ›››