Strengthening the capacities of Suriname and Dutch Caribbean islands for implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 635,980
  • Source:
    • Netherlands earmarked contribution to the Fund
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/05/2014 - 31/12/2018
  • Documents:
    • Final report phase III (12-2018): English
    • Progress report (11-2014): English
    • Progress report (11-2015): English
    • Progress report phase I (08-2016): English
    • Progress report phase II (10-2017): English
    • Video presentation of the project: English

Benefitting country(ies): Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, Suriname


The aim of this project was to strengthen the national capacities of Suriname and the Dutch Caribbean Islands to effectively safeguard intangible cultural heritage (ICH). The project involved a national consultation on the status of ICH carried out in Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Marteen and Suriname, as well as training workshops on the implementation of the 2003 Convention, community-based ›››

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