After more than two years of implementation, time has come to take stock of UNESCO’s capacity-building strategy for strengthening national capacities for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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The elaboration of community-based inventories is at the heart of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage and requires specific skills, which are, however, not always sufficiently mastered in countries that have ratified, including in Africa, a priority region ›››
Less than a year after hosting a foundational workshop on the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at the national level and the development of a plan of action to this effect, Jamaica is mobilising ›››
Senegal is mobilizing local authorities and communities to undertake an inventory of its traditional music situated in the Senegal River Valley in the north-east and in Kédougou region in the south-east. These regions host a large variety of traditions and genres ›››
Within the framework of the global capacity building strategy for the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, two workshops will be organized in Mozambique in August 2013 that aim to reinforce national capacities for safeguarding intangible ›››
The Institute of African and Asian Studies (IAAS) of the University of Khartoum has finalized a project aiming at assessing the needs to safeguard the important collection of audio visual materials of traditional Sudanese Music housed in the Folklore and Traditional ›››
A national workshop on the implementation of the Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage is taking place from 16 to 20 July 2013 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The workshop, organized by UNESCO Dhaka Office in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology of the Ministry of ›››
In July 2013, a project has been launched which will enable four local communities to identify their living heritage, as an essential step for its safeguarding. It is financed with an amount of US$216,000 by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund (the contribution ›››
Community practitioners, government officials and members of non-governmental organizations are mobilizing themselves for a national workshop on inventorying of intangible cultural heritage to be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from 22 June to 1 July 2013.
Organized by the Trinidad and ›››
Just nine months after the ratification of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, UNESCO and the Secretariat of Culture of the Presidency of El Salvador join forces in organizing an intensive training in community-based inventorying from 17 to ›››