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Sri Lanka stands up to host the next session of the Committee in December

16 March 2021 – Sri Lanka,

Sri Lanka has generously proposed to host the upcoming session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, from 13 to 18 December 2021 in Colombo. The Bureau of the Committee approved this offer with enthusiasm last 8 March 2021. As Stated by ›››

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12 March: deadline to submit periodic reports

11 March 2021 –

Latin America and the Caribbean is the first region to report on the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage under the new system of periodic reporting, based on the Overall Result Framework approved in 2018. The ›››

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Results published of a survey on ICH and Education in Asia and the Pacific: tools and case-studies

4 March 2021 – Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam, Singapore,

Intangible cultural heritage (ICH) education is essential for understanding our own histories and cultures, as well as those of our neighbours, fostering understanding, empathy and a better understanding of our shared humanity. Teachers, education managers, heritage practitioners and the general public ›››

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Take part in our webinar Tuesday 26 January to understand better the relationship between living heritage and education!

22 January 2021 – Republic of Korea,

UNESCO, in collaboration with the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in Asia-Pacific Region under the Auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP), will hold an online webinar entitled ‘Monitoring Intangible Heritage in Education: Contributing to Heritage Safeguarding and to Achieving S ›››

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UNESCO assembles peoples around transnational traditions like couscous, one of 32 new inscriptions on its Intangible Heritage Lists

17 December 2020 – France, Jamaica,

During this year’s session (14 to 19 December, online), the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed three elements on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding, and 29 elements on the Representative List of the I ›››

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