Efforts to safeguard intangible cultural heritage are gaining momentum throughout Asia-Pacific, resulting in a need for more highly trained professionals in this area. Universities can play an important role in this regard, which is why UNESCO is organizing a regional symposium ›››
The first of three capacity-building training workshops will take place this week in the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, from 25-29 October, 2015.
This workshop will focus on the key concepts of the 2003 Convention and their ›››
International Assistance has been granted from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund to three countries on 6 October 2015.
Sudan will receive US$174,480 from the Fund to document and inventory its intangible cultural heritage. Capacity-building of community-based inventories, as well as strengthening operational structures ›››
Following the workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention held last July in Praia, 17 community members and 13 culture officers gathered in Ribeira Grande de Santiago’s communities of Centro histórico, Salineiro and Calabaceira for training on community-based inventorying.
Organized in close cooperation be ›››
The agreement concerning the hosting of the tenth session Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was signed by the Government of the Republic of Namibia and UNESCO on Monday 5 October 2015 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The agreement ›››
Thanks to the continued generous contribution of Japan to implement the project ‘Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage through the Strengthening of National Capacities in Asia and the Pacific’, two countries in the region are successfully moving forward in strengthening their capacities to eff ›››
UNESCO is bringing together 24 experts from Africa and UNESCO field offices in Constantine, Algeria, from 28 September to 2 October 2015, to discuss how best support policy development in the field of intangible cultural heritage.
Under the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible ›››
Following months of consultation and coordination meetings, Kallawaya community members, as well as representatives of the San Pablo Bolivian Catholic University (SECRAD), has assembled in Charazani, La Paz, from the 13 to 18 September 2015 for a transmission workshop aimed at safeguarding the intangible ›››
The town of Taunggyi, Shan State, in Myanmar is hosting this week (from 14 to 18 September 2015) a workshop on how to elaborate nomination files for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists. This is the final chapter of the capacity-building project, which has been ›››
Following a needs assessment carried out with UNESCO’s support, Albania is taking new steps in building professional and institutional capacities for safeguarding its living heritage.
A workshop on implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at the n ›››