The activities below have received the patronage of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The reports received by the Secretariat of the Convention on these activities are sometimes accompanied by additional information (press releases, etc..), which can be requested from Secretariat at ICH-Emblem@unesco.org.
|Publication of the Operational Directives of the 2003 Convention in Lithuanian
01/09/2016 - 31/10/2016Vilnius
Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO (Lithuania)
In November 2015, the Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO, in close partnership with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, the Lithuanian Folk Culture Centre and the Netherlands Embassy in Vilnius, organized a capacity-building seminar on the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at the national and international levels. Mr. Rieks Smeets, an expert on ICH, acted as a facilitator and lecturer during the seminar. The seminar focused on the key concepts of the Convention, the roles of different stakeholders, recommendations on establishing national policies, legislation, institutional infrastructure, terminological issues, inventorying methods and examples and systems.