15/10/2018 - 19/10/2018

The Directorate of Cultural Heritage and the UNESCO Regional Office for West Africa (Sahel) in Dakar organized from 15 to 22 October 2018 in Dakar, a workshop on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage. For this purpose, 20 participants were selected, including directors of regional cultural centers, heritage experts and national focal points who will be in charge of providing a similar training at the local level. This workshop is part of the project ‘Strengthening national capacities for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage in Senegal’, financed by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund, which mainly aims to support the implementation of a national inventorying strategy and of safeguarding plans for living heritage.