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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 ›››


Towards improving ICH category 2 centres network

29 June 2015 –

The 3rd annual meeting of the category 2 centres active in the field of intangible cultural heritage will be held from 6 to 8 July in Guiyang, China. Hosted by the Chinese centre, the International Training Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific ›››


Cross-border cooperation for the safeguarding of intangible heritage in Italy and Switzerland

15 June 2015 – Italy, Switzerland,

From 8 to 12 June, the Lombardy region (Italy) and the canton of Graubünden (Switzerland) hosted a training workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Tirano (province of Sondrio, Italy) and Poschiavo (Switzerland), demonstrating ›››


Morocco is perfecting its knowledge in international mechanisms for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage

8 June 2015 – Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia,

Morocco is perfecting its knowledge in international mechanisms for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage Having already received two training workshops on the implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention at national level and on participatory inventories, Morocco hosted a workshop on international ›››


Assessing long-term effects of capacity building – a new challenge

1 June 2015 –

UNESCO has embarked on the establishment of a follow-up and evaluation mechanism for activities carried out under the Convention’s global capacity-building programme. The programme is part of global and national efforts to attain long-term development goals benefitting more than 65 countries to d ›››


New intangible cultural heritage nominations received!

25 May 2015 –

The ICH Secretariat has received 56 new files by the 31 March deadline: 7 nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List, 41 to the Representative List, 6 proposals for the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices and 3 financial assistance requests. 61 States have applied, of which four for the ›››


Palestine Steering Ahead!

18 May 2015 – Palestine,

On 18 and 19 May 2015 a specialised workshop is being held in Ramallah on the final revision of the draft “Palestinian Law on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.” The workshop, which is organized by the Palestinian Ministry of Culture and the UNESCO Ram ›››