Thanks to the generous contribution of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority (ADTCA) in the United Arab Emirates, UNESCO, in collaboration with national partners, will begin implementing multi-year projects to strengthen the national capacity for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in ›››
After three years of intense participatory surveys conducted across the country, Mali has initiated a dynamic programme to revitalize the intangible cultural heritage (ICH) affected by the crisis since 2012. Following the occupation of the northern and central-eastern regions by armed groups ›››
The UNESCO Multisectoral Regional Office in Abuja, in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture of Nigeria, is organizing a capacity-building workshop on preparing nominations to the Lists of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage ›››
From 19 to 23 June 2017, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) is hosting a ‘sub-regional training workshop for facilitators for Central Asia’. UNESCO is organizing the workshop in the framework of its capacity-building programme for the effective implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cul ›››
The capacity-building project to safeguard Guatemala’s intangible cultural heritage (ICH) continued with a training workshop on community-based inventorying that took place in Guatemala City and in Santa Apolonia from 5 to 11 June.
Organized in cooperation with the Vice Ministry of Intangible ›››
The growing importance attributed by different stakeholders to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage is evident, and its visibility and appeal have grown at an incredible pace in recent years. However, in the absence of a shared ›››
International Assistance has been granted from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund to help bolster crucial intangible cultural heritage (ICH) safeguarding and inventorying efforts in two countries.
Morocco will receive US$70,440 for a project geared at safeguarding the female chants hailing from ›››
“Safeguarding Indigenous Architecture in Vanuatu” is the final report on the research carried out by the Vanuatu Culture Centre (VCC), as part of a Post-Disaster Needs Assessment following Tropical Cyclone Pam in March 2015. A category 5 cyclone, Pam caused widespread damage across V ›››
Thanks to a generous contribution to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund of UNESCO from the Government of Catalonia (Spain), the ambitious capacity-building project for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia, which started in 2013, has now launched its second ›››
The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was ratified in the Republic of Moldova in 2006: what is the status of its implementation now? How effective are the policies and infrastructure in place for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage? How ›››