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Planning for national capacity building strategies in eight countries in Africa and the Arab Region: South Sudan needs assessment completed

9 March 2015 – Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Madagascar, Palestine, Sudan, Yemen, South Sudan,

Eight countries in Africa and the Arab Region (Comoros, Djibouti, Madagascar, Egypt, Palestine, Sudan, South Sudan and Yemen) are currently benefitting from UNESCO’s support to map out their needs for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage through on site national consultations. ›››

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Southern Africa: Enhanced national capacities and sub-regional cooperation for safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

23 February 2015 – Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

It is time to review and to plan for the next steps ! Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe) welcomes a workshop from 24 to 26 February 2015 in order to take stock of the results of the project implemented in seven countries in southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi ›››

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Financial assistance, a key mechanism for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Africa

12 February 2015 – Burkina Faso, Kenya, Mali, Uganda, Senegal,

Senegal is about to conclude an eighteen-month project to safeguard traditional music accompanying various events of social life (rituals and celebrations related to birth, death, initiation, agriculture and fishing) as well as myths and legends associated with them. The project, funded ›››

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Nigeria: Towards safeguarding of intangible heritage

23 January 2015 – Nigeria,

A project has recently been launched in Nigeria, aiming to provide a solid foundation for effective safeguarding of living heritage. Thanks to the financial assistance of Japan, the national authorities will be accompanied by UNESCO during the period of three years ›››

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Training of trainers workshop on safeguarding in Asia-Pacific

15 January 2015 – China,

What are the knowledge and skills required to elaborate safeguarding plans for intangible cultural heritage effectively? How to acquire these competencies successfully? These questions are at the centre of a training workshop with eleven expert facilitators and ten UNESCO culture officers ›››

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15 January reporting deadline for 97 accredited NGOs

6 January 2015 –

The deadline approaches (15 January 2015) for the first 97 non-governmental organizations accredited to provide advisory services to the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage to submit their reports on the contribution and the commitment of the organization and their ›››

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Namibia to host the 10th session of the Committee

28 November 2014 – Namibia,

The 9th annual session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage ended today in UNESCO Headquarters with the election of H.E. Ms Trudie Amulungu (Namibia) as chair of the next session. The 10th session will ›››

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Sixteen new elements inscribed on the Representative List

27 November 2014 –

The ninth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage today inscribed sixteen new elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Representative List serves to raise awareness of intangible heritage ›››

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