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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 ›››


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 ›››