The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage, holding its 8th session until 7 December, today inscribed 11 elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This marks the end of this year’s inscriptions.
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On Wednesday 4 December, the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed two new elements on List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding:
Mongolian calligraphy (Mongolia)
Empaako tradition of the Batooro, Banyoro, Batuku, Batagwenda and ›››
The eighth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage today reviewed the periodic reports of States Parties on their implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. These reports, which show the ›››
The eighth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was opened today in Baku (Azerbaijan). In his message sent to participants, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, H.E. Mr Ilham Aliyev underlined: “Since i ›››
Chaired by H. E. Mr Abulfas Garayev (Azerbaijan), the eighth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 December 2013 (webcast in English, French, Spanish and Arabic).
Community practitioners, non-governmental organizations in the field of crafts, traditional music and dance, leading universities and museums of the country as well as government officials came together for a workshop on inventorying of intangible cultural heritage which is held from 22 to ›››
The network of category 2 centres under the auspices of UNESCO is set to expand with the decision to establish a regional centre in Algeria for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Africa. The centre, approved during the 37th session of UNESCO’s General C ›››
The Bureau of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage, meeting at UNESCO’s Paris Headquarters, approved an emergency assistance package of $307,307 for the preparation of an inventory of the Mali’s intangible cultural heritage.
The project will evaluate the state of ›››
UNESCO continues to assist several countries of the Asia-Pacific region in safeguarding their intangible cultural heritage. Thanks to the generous support of the Government of Japan two different activities have been organized in October 2013.
The first one will allow Samoa to ›››
As part of a larger project concerning Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia, the UNESCO Rabat Office is organizing its first training workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Kaédi, Mauritania, from 22 to 26 October ›››