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Tunisia masters the Convention’s safeguarding mechanisms

9 November 2015 – Tunisia,

From 2 to 6 November 2015, twenty participants from various entities including government representatives from decentralized institutions, as well as civil society, communities and other specialists of intangible cultural heritage gathered in Nabeul in Tunisia. During the five day workshop, they were able to ›››


Documents of the 10.COM online!

5 November 2015 – Namibia,

Documents of the tenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage are available online since, Monday 2 November, in the two working languages (English and French) of the Committee, including the provisional timetable approved by the ›››


Intangible heritage and higher education

1 November 2015 – Thailand,

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 ›››


ICH capacity building begins in Dubai!

25 October 2015 – United Arab Emirates,

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 ›››


Host country agreement for 10 COM signed!

7 October 2015 – Namibia,

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 ›››


Capacity-building efforts continue in Asia and the Pacific

5 October 2015 – Fiji, Mongolia,

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 ›››