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Cross-border cooperation for the safeguarding of intangible heritage in Italy and Switzerland

15 June 2015 – Italy, Switzerland,

From 8 to 12 June, the Lombardy region (Italy) and the canton of Graubünden (Switzerland) hosted a training workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Tirano (province of Sondrio, Italy) and Poschiavo (Switzerland), demonstrating ›››

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Morocco is perfecting its knowledge in international mechanisms for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage

8 June 2015 – Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia,

Morocco is perfecting its knowledge in international mechanisms for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage Having already received two training workshops on the implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention at national level and on participatory inventories, Morocco hosted a workshop on international ›››

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Assessing long-term effects of capacity building – a new challenge

1 June 2015 –

UNESCO has embarked on the establishment of a follow-up and evaluation mechanism for activities carried out under the Convention’s global capacity-building programme. The programme is part of global and national efforts to attain long-term development goals benefitting more than 65 countries to d ›››

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New intangible cultural heritage nominations received!

25 May 2015 –

The ICH Secretariat has received 56 new files by the 31 March deadline: 7 nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List, 41 to the Representative List, 6 proposals for the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices and 3 financial assistance requests. 61 States have applied, of which four for the ›››

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Palestine Steering Ahead!

18 May 2015 – Palestine,

On 18 and 19 May 2015 a specialised workshop is being held in Ramallah on the final revision of the draft “Palestinian Law on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.” The workshop, which is organized by the Palestinian Ministry of Culture and the UNESCO Ram ›››

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NGOs: submit your accreditation request by end May!

11 May 2015 –

Non-governmental organizations play vital roles in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage. At the international level, NGOs having proven competence in safeguarding ICH may be accredited to provide advisory services to the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (read ›››

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Progress in implementing an eight-country capacity-building project in the Arab States and Africa

4 May 2015 – Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Madagascar, Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, South Sudan,

Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Madagascar, Palestine, South Sudan and Sudan have successfully completed needs assessments in the field of intangible cultural heritage. Through onsite national consultations, each of these countries identified opportunities and gaps in the institutional and professional environment for effective ›››

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