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On the right track?

31 October 2012 – China,

This is the key question to be addressed in the first review of UNESCO’s strategy to build capacity for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage to be completed this year. Already 42 UNESCO Member States are benefitting from tailored capacity-building projects in the fields o ›››


What is the right scale or scope of an element?

17 October 2012 –

What does it mean to speak of an ‘element’ of intangible cultural heritage in the 2003 Convention and its Operational Directives? What are the actual trends, categories and examples of the elements inscribed on the Lists so far? How should similar elements, wi ›››


7th session of the Committee coming soon

10 October 2012 –

The 7th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, chaired by Mr Arley Gill of Grenada, will meet at UNESCO Headquarters (Paris, France) from 3 to 7 December 2012 (audiocast in English, French and Spanish). Its agenda includes the ›››


What future for the Convention?

25 May 2012 –

The General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take a number of decisions important for the future of the Convention during its fourth session from 4 to 8 June 2012 at UNESCO Headquarters ›››