Project

Capacity building for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in emergencies in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific and the Caribbean

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 500,000
  • Source:
    • Japan Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/04/2022 - 01/04/2025

Benefitting country(ies): Bahamas, Belize, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu

Overview:

In line with the Operational principles and modalities for safeguarding living heritage (or ICH) in emergencies, the project addresses the severe threats from natural disasters to the transmission and viability of ICH in five Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean and the Pacific, notably: Belize, the Bahamas, Fiji, Tonga and Vanuatu. It aims to integrate ICH safeguarding into›››

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Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage of Belize, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago through strengthening their capacities for implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 300,000
  • Source:
    • Japan Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/06/2012 - 01/12/2015
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Benefitting country(ies): Belize, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago

Overview:

The 3.5 year project saw the implementation of an integrated strategy with a series of workshops and activities aimed at reinforcing the capacity of Belize, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago to safeguard their intangible cultural heritage. To this end, it included: (i) policy advice, (ii) workshops on the implementation of the Convention, (iii) workshops on community-based inventorying and (iv) pilot inventorying›››

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