Accredited NGOs located in this country

The list of accredited NGOs is presented below, along with corresponding accreditation forms. You can search the list using the criteria provided on the right.

Name, address and sourceActivities related to ICH
সাধনা - উপমহাদেশীয় সংস্কৃতি প্রসার কন্দ্রে
Shadhona - Center for Advancement of Southasian Culture [en]
House 5, Road 27, Block J
1213 Dhaka
Tel.: 8801713040814
Next report due 2025
Accredited in 2020 (Request: English/Bengali) - No. 90420
Decision-making meeting: 8.GA - 2020
DetailsDownload brochure
Year of creation: 2002

- oral traditions and expressions
- performing arts
- knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
- other
- traditional martial arts

Safeguarding measures:

- identification, documentation, research (including inventory-making)
- preservation, protection
- promotion, enhancement
- revitalization

Main countries where active:



A major activity of Shadhona has been the development of a digital ICH
Encyclopaedia which has been collated by training, through two-week
online sessions, 1,200 young people across the country and communities
in community-based inventorying who have been involved in gathering the
information on ICH elements. Many bearers and bearer communities were
consulted for this. Shadhona has designed a ‘Heritage Project’ in which it will
soon be applying the ‘cultural landscape’ approach used in Hong Kong in order
to develop a Manipuri community village in Bangladesh. This will involve building
a Living Heritage Academy