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 ›››
The cities of Buenos Aires and Santiago del Estero, on the banks of the Dulce River in north-central Argentina, are hosting two training sessions from 14 to 22 October on the preparation of nominations to UNESCO’s Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible C ›››
Community practitioners, members of non-governmental organizations and government officials came together for a national workshop on inventorying of intangible cultural heritage held in Uzbekistan, which is held from 8 to 15 October 2013 in Fergana, Uzbekistan.
Organized by the UNESCO Tashkent Office in cooperation ›››
Twenty representatives of institutions involved in safeguarding cultural heritage in Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti meet in Havana, Cuba, from 7 to 11 October to strengthen their skills in preparing nominations to the Lists of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible ›››
Having begun the development of its cultural policy and conducted a workshop on the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at the national level, Belize presses on with fundamental steps in the inventorying of its ›››
Tango bearers, government officials and members of concerned non-governmental organizations have been making steady progress since April 2013 in drawing up intangible heritage inventories, considered a priority safeguarding measure by the tango community in Buenos Aires.
Guided by the UNESCO-trained expert, Ms ›››
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.
The Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of the Intangible C ›››
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 ›››