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UNESCO launches call for volunteer experts including young people

25 October 2021 –

Many practices and expressions of living heritage are linked to the natural environment. For millennia, communities, in interaction with their local environment, have developed valuable bodies of knowledge and practices to help care for nature, protect biodiversity and manage natural resources ›››


16 October, World Food Day: a focus on living heritage and foodways

13 October 2021 –

Current estimates are that nearly 690 million people are hungry, or 8.9 percent of the world population – up by 10 million people in one year and by nearly 60 million in five years. The Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG 2, ‘Zero Hunger’) notably targets the maintenance of genet ›››


Learn more about International Assistance and how to request it

4 October 2021 –

International Assistance (IA) is at the very core of the 2003 Convention as it enables an effective and sustainable way of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage. State parties are encouraged to request IA to fully benefit from what the 2003 Convention has to offer ›››


21 September: Living Heritage and the International Day of Peace

16 September 2021 –

Every year, the 21st September marks the International Day of Peace, an occasion to discover the wide range of elements related to peacebuilding inscribed on the lists of the 2003 Convention. The 2021 theme for the International Day of Peace is “Recovering better f ›››