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A General Assembly marked by emergency-related issues

11 September 2020 –

With all appropriate sanitary measures due to the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, 250 delegates representing more than 140 countries gathered for the eighth session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the 2003 Convention. The debates were conducted by H.E. Mr Amara Camara ›››


FACES OF LIVING HERITAGE: Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

9 August 2020 – Chad,

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an indigenous woman from the Mbororo pastoralist community in Chad. As nomadic cattle herders residing in the far west of the country near Lake Chad, her community have developed an array of traditional practices and weather forecasting ›››


Amid COVID 19, UNESCO Peru defines new ways to inventory living heritage with communities in Ayacucho

5 August 2020 – Peru,

The call for participation in the pilot project ‘Community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in the urban context of Ayacucho, Peru’ attracted hundreds of applicants. Of these, 56 selected public officials, archaeologists, anthropologists, communicators, teachers, bearers, practitioners and cultural managers came together in ›››


Eighth session of the General Assembly for the 2003 Convention

29 July 2020 –

The eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at UNESCO Headquarters from 8 to 10 September 2020. All States Parties and participants attending are required to register ›››