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Myanmar concludes its capacity-building project

14 September 2015 – Myanmar,

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 ›››


New steps for safeguarding living heritage in Albania

10 September 2015 – Albania,

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 ›››


Inventorying of living heritage rolls on in Ecuador!

31 August 2015 – Ecuador,

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 ›››


Chairpersons of six UNESCO Culture Conventions meet

15 July 2015 –

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 ›››