Following the decision of the Intergovernmental Committee last year to hold its thirteenth session in Port Louis, the Republic of Mauritius and UNESCO signed the host country agreement formalizing their cooperation and respective responsibilities for the organization of that session.
Thanks to the generous support of the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (ICHCAP), a category 2 centre under the auspices of UNESCO, the UNESCO brochures titled Intangible Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development and Intangible ›››
On 17 to 20 September, 25 facilitators from Europe gathered in Sofia, Bulgaria, for a training of trainers’ workshop on supporting policy development in the field of intangible cultural heritage. The workshop was generously co-organized and supported by the Regional Centre for the Safeguarding o ›››
The Training Workshop on Community-Based Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Elaborating Nomination Files under the Mechanisms of the 2003 UNESCO Convention, organized by the UNESCO Beijing Office, will be held from 26 September to 3 October 2018 in Pyongyang, The Democratic People’s Republic of K ›››
Under the framework of the project “Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Egypt for Sustainable Development”, the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States in Cairo is surging ahead with the foreseen capacity building interventions, generously sup ›››
Following sixty years of armed conflict, peacebuilding activities of the emergency International Assistance kicked off in the municipality of El Conejo, department of La Guajira, within the commitments of the 2016 Peace Agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces ›››
A sub-regional meeting for ICH safeguarding in Northeast Asia was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 28 to 29 August 2018 on ‘ICH in Education: Towards Joint Collaboration for Promoting ICH in Formal and Non-Formal Education’.
The meeting was co-organized by the International Information and Net ›››
After six years of intense and fruitful collaboration between communities, the Directorate for Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, local governments, research institutions (University of Ouagadougou and the Institute of Sciences of Society), civil society organizations and media ›››
On 17 July 2018, an international forum on ‘Unlocking the potential of tertiary education for ICH safeguarding’ was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea. UNESCO Bangkok and ICHCAP(International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the aus ›››
The 2016 edition of the Operational Directives for the Implementation of the 2003 Convention are now available in Portuguese, thanks to the translation by the National Commission of Portugal for UNESCO. You may consult this version here.
The Secretariat of the 2003 Convention updates ›››