The deadline (19 October 2018) is approaching for the 176 accredited non-governmental organizations and the 178 States Parties to fill out the online questionnaire on the role of accredited NGOs under the Convention. This electronic consultation is organized as a first step in the reflection ›››
At its first meeting, the National Committee of Eritrea adopted an Action Plan for 2018 to 2020, which outlines the main actions to be undertaken for safeguarding Eritrea’s intangible cultural heritage, namely the implementation of safeguarding measures, elaboration of inventories and international cooperation. ›››
From February 2017 to August 2018, 25 Náhuat youth from El Salvador, aged between 15 to 17 years old, participated in an inventorying exercise to safeguard their oral traditions. The project entitled ‘Titajtakezakan. Speaking across time, oral tradition and use of information and communication technologies’ was orga ›››
Following the decision of the Intergovernmental Committee last year to hold its thirteenth session in Port Louis, the Republic of Mauritius and UNESCO signed the host country agreement formalizing their cooperation and respective responsibilities for the organization of that session.
Thanks to the generous support of the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (ICHCAP), a category 2 centre under the auspices of UNESCO, the UNESCO brochures titled Intangible Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development and Intangible ›››
On 17 to 20 September, 25 facilitators from Europe gathered in Sofia, Bulgaria, for a training of trainers’ workshop on supporting policy development in the field of intangible cultural heritage. The workshop was generously co-organized and supported by the Regional Centre for the Safeguarding o ›››
The Training Workshop on Community-Based Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Elaborating Nomination Files under the Mechanisms of the 2003 UNESCO Convention, organized by the UNESCO Beijing Office, will be held from 26 September to 3 October 2018 in Pyongyang, The Democratic People’s Republic of K ›››
Under the framework of the project “Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Egypt for Sustainable Development”, the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States in Cairo is surging ahead with the foreseen capacity building interventions, generously sup ›››
Following sixty years of armed conflict, peacebuilding activities of the emergency International Assistance kicked off in the municipality of El Conejo, department of La Guajira, within the commitments of the 2016 Peace Agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces ›››
A sub-regional meeting for ICH safeguarding in Northeast Asia was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 28 to 29 August 2018 on ‘ICH in Education: Towards Joint Collaboration for Promoting ICH in Formal and Non-Formal Education’.
The meeting was co-organized by the International Information and Net ›››