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The fifth General Assembly concluded

4 June 2014 –

More than 600 participants attended the fifth General Assembly which concluded today with subtantial resolutions. Starting from 2015, all nominations will be evaluated by a single Evaluation Body of twelve members appointed by the Committee, six experts representing States Parties non-Members of the ›››


Fifth session of the General Assembly

20 May 2014 –

The fifth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 2 to 4 June 2014 at UNESCO Headquarters (Room XII). It is the first session following the review ›››


Arab States spearhead reflection on policy development

6 May 2014 – Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Yemen,

Where do Arab countries stand with the development of policies and institutional frameworks for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage? How successfully do they involve sectors other than culture, whose policies fundamentally affect the future of intangible cultural heritage, but which are often ›››


Mali launches an inventory of intangible cultural heritage

19 March 2014 – Mali,

The activities for the inventory of intangible cultural heritage were officially launched by the Malian Minister of Culture during a ceremony on 7 March in Bamako, in the presence of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and representatives ›››


Sri Lanka and Bhutan better equipped to use the international mechanisms of the Intangible Heritage Convention

7 March 2014 – Bhutan, Sri Lanka,

In the framework of the regional capacity building project in the Asia-Pacific Region funded by the UNESCO Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, a number of representatives from governmental and non-governmental institutions from Sri Lanka and Bhutan ›››