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Opening of the ninth session of the Intangible Heritage Committee

24 November 2014 –

November 24, 2014 - The ninth session of the Intergovernmental Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee was inaugurated today at UNESCO headquarters. In his opening address, Mr. Alfredo Pérez Armiñán, Assistant Director-General of UNESCO for Culture, stressed that “The Convention for the Safeguarding of ›››


Sunday 23 November: information session on the Committee

19 November 2014 –

An information session for States Parties to the Convention, and particularly for new Committee Members, will take place on Sunday 23 November 2014 (3 to 5 p.m.) in Room IV (Fontenoy) to introduce the provisional agenda and timetable and the working methods of the ›››


Committee’s ninth session approaches

29 October 2014 –

Documents are online, registration is open, and preparations are in full swing for the ninth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, 24 to 28 November 2014). Chaired by H. E. Mr José Manuel Rodríguez ›››


Intangible heritage and sustainable development: towards new directives?

25 September 2014 – Türkiye,

How can the contribution of intangible cultural heritage to sustainable development best be understood and fully recognized? How can intangible heritage take a central place in the efforts to achieve the new post-2015 development goals? How can countries concretely realize this ›››


New impetus for capacity building in Europe and Central Asia

17 September 2014 – Bulgaria,

What are the lessons learnt from implementing UNESCO’s capacity-building strategy for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Europe and Central Asia? What do the expert-facilitators need to know to deliver trainings and policy advice effectively? What is their advice to UNESCO for t ›››