Project

Silk Roads Heritage Corridors in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran - International Dimension of the European Year of Cultural Heritage

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 3,400,000
  • Source:
    • European Union
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/10/2018 - 01/09/2021

Benefitting country(ies): Afghanistan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan

Overview:

UNESCO and the European Union in joint collaboration launched the project “Silk Roads Heritage Corridors in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran – International Dimension of the European Year of Cultural Heritage” in October 2018. The main objective of the project is to strengthen the contribution of culture to sustainable development, notably through heritage-based tourism development, diversifying tourism products, safeguarding and promoting intangible cultu›››

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Strengthening national capacities for effective safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Central Asia

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 395,362
  • Source:
    • Norway earmarked contribution to the Fund
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2012 - 01/01/2016
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan

Overview:

Implemented between 2012 and 2016, this project has aimed at enhancing safeguarding capacities of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan through effective implementation of the Convention, thereby contributing to sustainable development. It has promoted better visibility of intangible cultural heritage, awareness of its significance and its function in societies. By promoting mutual respect for the heritage of others, this project has contributed to›››

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