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Committee’s ninth session approaches

29 October 2014 –

Documents are online, registration is open, and preparations are in full swing for the ninth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, 24 to 28 November 2014). Chaired by H. E. Mr José Manuel Rodríguez ›››

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Intangible heritage and sustainable development: towards new directives?

25 September 2014 – Turkey,

How can the contribution of intangible cultural heritage to sustainable development best be understood and fully recognized? How can intangible heritage take a central place in the efforts to achieve the new post-2015 development goals? How can countries concretely realize this ›››

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New impetus for capacity building in Europe and Central Asia

17 September 2014 – Bulgaria,

What are the lessons learnt from implementing UNESCO’s capacity-building strategy for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Europe and Central Asia? What do the expert-facilitators need to know to deliver trainings and policy advice effectively? What is their advice to UNESCO for t ›››

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How to provide policy advice effectively?

25 June 2014 –

What can we learn from other programmes and organizations to refine UNESCO’s approach to policy advice in the field of intangible cultural heritage? How can synergies can be created with the policy work undertaken under the Convention on the Protection and P ›››

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The fifth General Assembly concluded

4 June 2014 –

More than 600 participants attended the fifth General Assembly which concluded today with subtantial resolutions. Starting from 2015, all nominations will be evaluated by a single Evaluation Body of twelve members appointed by the Committee, six experts representing States Parties non-Members of the ›››

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