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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 ›››


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 ›››


8.GA postponed

26 March 2020 –

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention (originally foreseen from 9 to 11 June 2020) has been rescheduled to take place from 25 to 27 August 2020 (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris). According to these new ›››


Deadline for the 2021 cycle nominations

17 March 2020 –

The deadline of 31 March is fast approaching for submitting nominations to the Lists of the 2003 Convention, proposals to the Register for Good Safeguarding Practices and Requests for International Assistance for examination by the Intergovernmental Committee in November/December 2021. As has been ›››



8 March 2020 – Algeria, Namibia,

Shaped by her experiences as teacher in senior high school and instructor at Oluno & Hardap Prison, Freda Mwalyana Sampati Tawana is since 2009 a senior culture officer at the Ministry of Education Arts and Culture in Windhoek, Namibia. ‘The first time I c ›››