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Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Lebanon

1 July 2020 –

UNESCO Office in Beirut is working with governmental institutions, associations, NGOs and communities in Lebanon to further develop their human and institutional capacities to safeguard and transmit living heritage. This project is funded by UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust and aims to support ›››

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8.GA postponed until September

24 June 2020 –

The eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (previously foreseen from 25 to 27 August) has been rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to 8 to 10 September 2020 (UNESCO Headquarters ›››

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Intangible heritage during lockdown

22 April 2020 – Colombia, Croatia, Spain,

While physical distancing and confinement are affecting the way we live, some communities are finding creative ways to adapt to the circumstances and continue practicing their living heritage. If you have a story to share, we encourage you to get in ›››

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Teaching and learning with living heritage: Lessons learnt from UNESCO-EU pilot project

15 April 2020 – Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Czechia,

“When students are motivated, they achieve better results. With living heritage, learning becomes more interesting, meaningful and motivating for students. It also stimulates innovative teaching methods, which benefit the teacher-learner relationship. It is rewarding to improve the quality of education while ›››

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