Project

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Egypt for sustainable development

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 367,435
  • Source:
    • Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 30/05/2017 - 31/12/2020

Benefitting country(ies): Egypt

Overview:

This project is the result a of needs assessment in the field of intangible cultural heritage that was made possible thanks to the financial contribution of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (ADTCA). Funded also by ADTCA, this project intends to support Egypt in its efforts to safeguard its living heritage, in accordance with the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding›››

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Inventory of intangible culture of craftsmanship in the core of Historic Cairo

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 86,950 granted in 2020
  • Dates of implementation:
    • Approved in 09/2020 - not yet under implementation
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Benefitting country(ies): Egypt

Overview:

To be implemented by the Egyptian Society for Folk Traditions (ESFT), this eighteen-month project is aimed at preparing a community-based inventory of twenty types of crafts produced in the historic areas of Cairo, known as Historic Cairo, a World Heritage property under the 1972 Convention. Previous initiatives provide a useful starting point, particularly for noting the traditional crafts that have already›››

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Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in eight countries in Africa and the Arab Region: assessing needs and developing project proposals

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 259,419
  • Source:
    • Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/05/2014 - 01/03/2019

Benefitting country(ies): Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Madagascar, Palestine, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen

Overview:

The aim of this project funded by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (ADTCA) is to lay a solid foundation to support eight countries in Africa and the Arab region (Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Madagascar, Palestine, South Sudan, Sudan and Yemen) in their efforts to safeguard their living heritage, in accordance with the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the›››

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MedLiHer - Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Mediterranean Partner Countries

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 1,426,317
  • Source:
    • European Union
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2009 - 01/01/2013

Benefitting country(ies): Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon

Overview:

With the support of the European Union, UNESCO has launched the “Mediterranean Living Heritage Project (MedLiHer) ” to support the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and the Syrian Arab Republic, with the participation of the Maison des Cultures du Monde (France). The project’s overall objective is long-term capacity-building for implementation of th›››

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