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Launch of a three-year project for safeguarding living heritage during emergencies in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific and the Caribbean

11 April 2022 – Bahamas, Belize, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu,

On 7th and 8th of April, an inter-regional workshop took place to launch the project ‘Capacity building for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in emergencies in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific and the Caribbean’. More than ever, climate change pre ›››

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31st March: deadline for submitting nominations for the 2023 cycle

24 March 2022 –

31st March 2022 marks the deadline 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 eighteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee in November/December 2023. In ›››

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UNESCO organizes a side-event on living heritage and education in Asia-Pacific

23 March 2022 –

Since 2017, the Living Heritage Entity at UNESCO has been working together with the UNESCO Education Sector, Field Offices and Education Institutes to implement projects, activities and other initiatives related to ‘Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in formal and non-formal education’. Incorporating intangible cul ›››

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21 March: UNESCO celebrates the World Poetry Day

18 March 2022 –

UNESCO first adopted 21 March as World Poetry Day during its 30th General Conference in Paris in 1999. Practiced throughout history, poetry includes various forms of language, expressions and signification. It is often accompanied by music and performed during special occasions. World Poetry ›››

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