Project

Learning with intangible cultural heritage for a sustainable future in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 111,000
  • Source:
    • Netherlands earmarked contribution to the Fund
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/02/2021 - 01/06/2022
  • Documents:
    • Progress report earmarked contribution The Netherlands (LAC ICH ED): English

Benefitting country(ies): Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru

Overview:

Under the overall coordination of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago (OREALC) and funded by the generous support of The Netherlands, this project focuses on developing, implementing, and evaluating pilot projects in Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru and Chile to demonstrate how intangible cultural heritage can effectively be integrated in education programs. The implementation ›››


T-ICH4SD: transmedia intangible cultural heritage for sustainable development in Bolivia, Colombia and Ecuador

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 10,000
  • Source:
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/06/2021 - 01/12/2021

Benefitting country(ies): Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Colombia, Ecuador

Overview:

Building on ongoing activities coordinated by the UNESCO Office in Quito, this project provides funds for the creation of an online platform designed to increase the visibility and understanding of living heritage and its relation to the pandemic. The platform will be a space for knowledge sharing and peer-to-peer learning on the contribution of living heritage to sustainable development, with ›››

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Strengthening capacities for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Ecuador

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 250,000
  • Source:
    • Japan Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/02/2015 - 01/06/2017
  • Documents:
    • Final report: Spanish
    • Video - Traditional weaving of the Ecuadorian toquilla straw hat: Spanish
    • Video - Capacity-building workshops: Spanish

Benefitting country(ies): Ecuador

Overview:

Ecuador ratified the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Culture Heritage in 2008. Despite important efforts mobilized by the State Party for the effective safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage and an institutional environment conducive to the integration of culture in public policies, as in most countries, the viability of intangible cultural heritage present in Ecuador also faces serious threats of social ›››

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