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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 ›››

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Amid COVID 19, UNESCO Peru defines new ways to inventory living heritage with communities in Ayacucho

5 August 2020 – Peru,

The call for participation in the pilot project ‘Community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in the urban context of Ayacucho, Peru’ attracted hundreds of applicants. Of these, 56 selected public officials, archaeologists, anthropologists, communicators, teachers, bearers, practitioners and cultural managers came together in ›››

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Eighth session of the General Assembly for the 2003 Convention

29 July 2020 –

The eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at UNESCO Headquarters from 8 to 10 September 2020. All States Parties and participants attending are required to register ›››

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Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Lebanon

1 July 2020 –

UNESCO Office in Beirut is working with governmental institutions, associations, NGOs and communities in Lebanon to further develop their human and institutional capacities to safeguard and transmit living heritage. This project is funded by UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust and aims to support ›››

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8.GA postponed until September

24 June 2020 –

The eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (previously foreseen from 25 to 27 August) has been rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to 8 to 10 September 2020 (UNESCO Headquarters ›››

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