24/10/2011 - 31/10/2011

The first national capacity building workshop on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in Montenegro was organized by the UNESCO Venice Office in close cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of Montenegro. The workshop held from 24 to 31 October 2011 in Cetinje, Montenegro has brought together experts, NGOs, community members and actors at the heart of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. The objective is to strengthen capacities in inventorying intangible cultural heritage on the national level. The 8 days workshop has provided participants with the necessary knowledge, skills and tools for effective documentation and inventorying of intangible cultural heritage under the 2003 Convention and also included a fieldwork practicum. The facilitators, Ms. Chiara Bortolotto from the Université Libre in Brussels and Ms. Sasha SREĆKOVIĆ from the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade were both trained by UNESCO within a special training of trainers program.