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Southern Africa: Towards a sub-regional capacity-building strategy for intangible cultural heritage

6 May 2013 – Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

For the first time, Southern African countries are joining hands to create the professional and institutional environment required for the effective safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in their countries. Since 2009, the countries have laid the groundwork for this commendable initiative, notably ›››


Guatemala lays the foundation for effective and sustainable implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

11 April 2013 – Guatemala,

UNESCO’s regional capacity-building programme in Central America – benefitting from the generous contribution of Spain to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund and kicked-off some weeks ago in Honduras – now materializes in Guatemala. The programme aims to develop institutional capacities and a national strat ›››


Central America: capacity-building programme for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage kicked-off

20 March 2013 – El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua,

Building upon a regional study on the existing legislation in the field of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, a new regional capacity-building programme starts. Throughout 2013, the four countries are going to build the professional and ›››


Cambodia reorienting its methods of inventorying living heritage

6 March 2013 – Cambodia,

Great efforts are underway to reorient Cambodia’s methods of inventorying living heritage. Thanks to the global UNESCO Programme to build capacity for the implementation of the Convention, the Government is reinforcing its existing methods to document and inventory intangible cultural heritage. ›››


Inscriptions in 2014: the deadline is approaching!

27 February 2013 –

Nominations for possible inscription in 2014 must be submitted before March 31, 2013. As this date falls on Sunday and April 1 is a public holiday at UNESCO Headquarters, Intangible Cultural Heritage Section will accept the files before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the ›››