Project

Strengthening the capacities of La Cofradía del Espíritu Santo de Los Congos de Villa Mella and El Teatro Cocolo Danzante de Los Guloyas de San Pedro to safeguard their heritage

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 98,752 granted in 2022
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2024 - 31/01/2026
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Dominican Republic

Overview:

This two-year project is being implemented by Dominican National Commission for UNESCO, aims to strengthen the practice and transmission of these traditions through two pillars: training to build capacities of future generations of bearers and awareness-raising on the importance of these two elements for Dominican society. La Cofradía del Espíritu Santo de Los Congos in Villa Mella and El Teatro C ›››


Strengthening capacities for preparing nomination files for the Lists of the 2003 Convention in Small Island and Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 75,000
  • Source:
    • Netherlands earmarked contribution to the Fund
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/09/2023 - 01/04/2024

Benefitting country(ies): Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago

Overview:

In the context of the 2003 Convention’s global capacity-building programme, this project aims at building capacities of Small Island and Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean on the preparation of nomination files for the Lists of the 2003 Convention, with a view to improve the effective safeguarding of living heritage across the region and contribute to greater geographical balance of the elements i ›››


Capacity building for community leaders and public managers to safeguard the living heritage of Afro-descendant communities in the SICA region and Cuba

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 99,986 granted in 2022
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 06/02/2023 - 17/03/2024
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

Overview:

This thirteen-month project aims to build a common conceptual and methodological basis for the safeguarding intangible cultural heritage of Afro-descendants in Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. It is the first stage (preparation and planning) of a larger initiative titled ‘Safeguarding of the Afro-descendant Intangible Cultural Heritage of the SICA region and Cuba,’ ›››


Strengthening national capacities for effective safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 434,989
  • Source:
    • Norway earmarked contribution to the Fund
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/06/2012 - 01/12/2014
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti

Overview:

This project has a twofold objective: strengthening the national capacities on intangible cultural heritage in each of the beneficiary countries by a number of training workshops and by supporting and giving policy advice to governmental and non-governmental institutions in the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage. Through the workshops on implementation of the Convention and on inventorying, both the Dominican Republic ›››

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