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


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 ›››

'Proud of my Heritage': transmission and safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage in Grenada through inventorying and education initiatives

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 99,862 granted in 2020
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 21/09/2021 - 01/05/2023
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Benefitting country(ies): Grenada


Though the country has a rich array of cultural expressions, they are threatened by several factors. In this context, this project has three key objectives. Firstly, pilot inventorying exercises were conducted in the tri-island of Grenada. During this stage, capacity building workshops on the 2003 Convention, mechanisms to safeguard living heritage, and community-based inventorying methodologies are held with local stakeholders. Secondly ›››

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