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 ›››
The tenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place in Windhoek, Namibia, from 30 November to 4 December 2015.
Invitation letters have been sent out and the Provisional Agenda and general information concerning practical arrangements ›››
Just two months ago, representatives of bearer communities, municipalities, as well as governmental and non-governmental experts gathered in the Ecuadorian province of Manabi with the aim to develop an inventory of intangible heritage.
The inventorying continues in Riobamba, Chimborazo province with ›››
Côte d’Ivoire is being supported with a grant of US$299,972 by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund on an emergency basis to conduct inventory work contributing to peacebuilding and stabilisation efforts following a 10-year political and military crisis. The project aims to dr ›››
Thirty Cabo Verdean representatives from diverse institutions and backgrounds gathered in Praia last month for a training workshop on the implementation of the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at national level.
The training programme, held from ›››
As Suriname moves closer towards the ratification of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, it is timely for community members, policy-makers, and governmental and non-governmental representatives to come together to chart the way forward in the safeguarding ›››
On 29 June, during the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn, Germany, the Chairs of the six UNESCO culture conventions* met for the first time to discuss ways to work together more effectively.
In the context of the 70th ›››
International Assistance is at the very core of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Regrettably, however, it has not yet been utilized to the full extent envisaged when the Convention was drafted, with few requests submitted by ›››