Project

Safeguarding Saint Kitts and Nevis Intangible Cultural Heritage: developing a National Intangible Cultural Heritage Policy

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 91,252 granted in 2022
  • Dates of implementation:
    • Approved in 06/2022 - not yet under implementation
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Saint Kitts and Nevis

Overview:

The project entails: mobilizing the communities concerned to help develop the policy; actively engaging government officials, ministries and departments directly and indirectly concerned with culture; promoting a more deliberate implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage; examining and potentially amending and creating legislation; and spreading awareness of the challenges and barriers faced by those who rely ›››


Strengthening inventory preparation capacity for implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Saint Kitts and Nevis

  • Financial assistance:
    • US$ 99,443 granted in 2018
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 07/05/2019 - 01/04/2021
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Saint Kitts and Nevis

Overview:

The proposed twenty-four-month project, was jointly implemented by the Saint Kitts Department of Culture and the UNESCO Kingston Cluster Office for the Caribbean. The project aimed at strengthening national inventorying capacities with a view to safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Saint Kitts and Nevis. Due to the combined situation of knowledge bearers growing old and, in some cases, passing away ›››


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