The UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa organized a national awareness-raising workshop on intangible cultural heritage on 25 - 29 June 2018 in Moroni, the Comoros, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Professional Integration, Arts and Culture.
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The UNESCO Cairo Office has begun the activities of the 24-month project “Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Egypt for sustainable development”, generously supported by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority (ADTCA) of the United Arab Emirates.
Hangzhou, the People’s Republic of China – The UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Section is organizing a training of trainers workshop (TOT) for the facilitators network of the 2003 Convention in the Asia and the Pacific region in Hangzhou, from 2 to 6 July 2018, collaborating closely wit ›››
The Sixth annual meeting of category 2 centers (C2Cs) under the auspices of UNESCO active in the field of the intangible cultural heritage took place on 7 June 2018 in Paris at UNESCO Headquarters. The customary annual meeting witnessed the gathering of the ›››
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris - Attended by 600 participants hailing from 129 countries, the seventh session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage took place from 4 to 6 June 2018 to provide the States Parties ›››
‘It is only through ambitious intersectoral initiatives that we can effectively safeguard intangible cultural heritage, strengthen educational relevance and thereby contribute to attaining the Sustainable Development Goals,’ stated Ernesto Ottone, Assistant-Director General for Culture, when opening a roundtable organized to raise awa ›››
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris – The central role of community members’ in safeguarding living heritage is a core principle of the 2003 Convention. Its International Assistance mechanism thus attaches major importance to the communities’ participation in ensuring effective and sustainable safeguarding of intangible cultural herit ›››
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris – To emphasize the relevance of intangible cultural heritage in contemporary societies and the importance of its inter-generational transmission, UNESCO created a series of audio-visual stories on how young people nowadays engage with their intangible cultural heritage. These clips w ›››
The Intangible Cultural Heritage website of UNESCO serves as a clearing house and key entry point to all the official information related to the 2003 Convention and its mechanisms, from inscriptions on the Lists to periodic reporting and capacity-building resources. It is ›››
Within the framework of the Latin American and Caribbean Week which takes place from 29 to 31 May at UNESCO Headquarters, countries from the region come together and celebrate their intangible cultural heritage through different expressions. An exhibition on the intangible cultural heritage ›››