Project

Supporting the community of artists and artisans of the village of Noailles to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage of metal cutting in the context of the security crisis and for resilience in Haiti

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 280,092 granted in 2023
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 16/10/2023 - 15/10/2026
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Haiti

Overview:

For several generations, the village of Noailles was home to communities of metal cutters, listed in the inventory of Haiti’s intangible cultural heritage. This form of expression was revived in the mid-twentieth century, using recycled drums as raw material. Cutting metal is the primary means of subsistence and source of resilience for the artisans and community members. To be implemented b ›››


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 ›››


Programme in support of the education system for the transmission of intangible cultural heritage (PASS-TPCI)

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 98,970 granted in 2018
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 18/08/2018 - 16/08/2021
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Haiti

Overview:

Implemented by the non-governmental organization Réf-Culture, the proposed eighteen-month project is aimed at safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Haiti through its formal transmission to young generations. The project was conceived to respond to the current education system in the country whose reform was initiated over thirty years ago, partly to promote national identity and culture. The Ministry of National Education ›››


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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