Reuniones sobre el patrimonio cultural inmaterial (co)organizadas por la UNESCO

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Workshop on elaborating safeguarding plans in Lao People’s Democratic Republic
05/09-12-2016Vientiane (República Democrática Popular Lao)

Capacity-building Workshop on the Elaboration of Nominations
30-11-2016/02-12-2016Libreville (Gabón)

Learning with intangible cultural heritage in education
29-11-2016Addis Ababa (Etiopía)

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Incorporating intangible heritage in education ‘a win-win situation’

Intangible heritage is reconnecting schools and communities in Belize
© Nigel Encalada

Co-organized by the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Section and the International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa, a roundtable event on ‘Learning with Intangible Cultural Heritage in Education’ took place in the context of the eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Video recording of the event: original

During her opening statement, moderator Jyoti Hosagrahar, Director of UNESCO’s Culture Sector Division for Creativity, noted that ‘incorporating intangible cultural heritage in education is a win-win situation for education and culture and can make a significant contribution to achieving sustainable development goal 4 and its targets such as peace education and global citizenship’.

The Director emphasized that the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage highlights transmission of intangible cultural heritage through formal and non-formal education as part of the proposed safeguarding measures.

Yumiko Yokozeki, Director of the International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa observed that: ‘learning with intangible cultural heritage leads us to respect each other and helps us “learn to live together” – one of the four pillars of learning’.

After remarks from the co-organizers, Mahama Ouedraogo from the African Union Commission emphasized the clear linkages between culture and education and their importance for the Agenda 2063: The Future We Want for Africa. Panelists then discussed a range of on the ground experiences from Belize, Uganda and Pakistan.

Learning with intangible heritage

An innovative UNESCO project on learning with intangible heritage for a sustainable future in four countries in Asia was presented by UNESCO facilitator Sajida Vandal, who spoke on her experience coordinating the project in Pakistan. The project underlined that we need to promote learning with and not only learning about intangible cultural heritage, if we want to foster transmission. Ms Vandal shared the message that ‘infusion of existing subjects with intangible cultural heritage was something teachers accepted and perceived as the best approach’.

Susanne Schnuttgen, Chief of the Capacity-Building and Heritage Policy Unit in the Intangible Cultural Heritage Section, pointed out that ‘the innovative part of what panelists said is that you can integrate intangible cultural heritage without an overhaul of the curricular system’. Incorporating intangible heritage in education can happen at the school level to improve learning and teaching processes within existing curricular.

Reconnecting schools and communities

Heritage clubs at school in Uganda give youth the opportunity to reconnect with their heritage
© John De Coninck

All the speakers showed how incorporating intangible cultural heritage in schools reconnects the school with the community and strengthens a sense of belonging among the learners and teachers.

In Belize, educational materials were developed based on inventories done in tandem with schools and communities. Nigel Encalada, Director of Belize’s Institute for Social and Cultural Research of the National Institute of Culture and History, described that ‘the positives are when you produce the education materials with the communities, and the children see themselves and their grandparents in the materials. That is a source of pleasure. It provides the opportunity for the survival of the heritage into the future.’

The experience in Uganda has also been very positive according to John De Coninck from the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda: ‘Young people are yearning to reconnect with their heritage. They don’t necessarily know how to do it, and schools are a useful mechanism to allow this to take place.’

Working together for quality education

A key message from the event was that intangible cultural heritage provides content and methods and fosters the relevance and quality of education, while education provides important spaces for transmission. Both of the co-organizers expressed their intention to continue their work on this topic: ‘we know that we have to work together from the education and the culture field in order to really make this a mutually beneficial relationship’.

11a reunión del Comité integubernamental
28-11-2016/02-12-2016Adís Abeba (Etiopía)

Workshop on ICH and Sustainable Development in Kazakhstan, Implications for Policy Development and Implementation
21/23-11-2016Astana (Kazajstán)

Capacity-building workshop on Developing Safeguarding Plans for Intangible Cultural Heritage in Nepal
21/25-11-2016Kathmandu (Nepal)

Inventory Workshop: Towards a National Inventory for Tanzania
21-11-2016/02-12-2016Dar es Salaam (República Unida de Tanzania)

Community-based inventorying workshop with the Oyo community
14/18-11-2016Oyo State (Nigeria)

Taller de construcción de herramientas de Política Pública para el Plan Nacional de Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial del Ecuador
09/11-11-2016Quito (Ecuador)

Institutional Capacity-building Workshop for the Implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
31-10-2016/02-11-2016Ndjamena (Chad)

Taller sobre la elaboración de planes de salvaguardia para PCI
24/28-10-2016Colombo (Sri Lanka)

Training of Trainers on Digitizing Mongolian Intangible Cultural Heritage: First Steps towards the Establishment of a National Inventory and Electronic Database of Mongolian Intangible Cultural Heritage
24/27-10-2016Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)

Needs-assessment for strengthening national capacities in implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH in Republic of Moldova
20-10-2016/30-11-2016Republic of Moldova (República de Moldova)

Workshop on elaborating safeguarding plans in Fiji
17/21-10-2016Lautoka (Fiji)

Community-based inventorying workshop with the Calabar community
09/14-10-2016Cross River State (Nigeria)

Prestación de apoyo a la elaboración de políticas en el ámbito del patrimonio cultural inmaterial, en América Latina y el Caribe
03/07-10-2016Lima (Perú)

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH in Senegal: Needs analysis and development of a project proposal
01-10-2016/13-11-2016Dakar (Senegal)

Training of Trainers on Strengthening National Capacities for Implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
19/23-09-2016Mariental (Namibia)

Workshop on elaborating safeguarding plans in Samoa
12/16-09-2016Apia (Samoa)

Expert Meeting on developing an overall results framework for the 2003 Convention
07/09-09-2016Pekín (China)

Policy development workshop for Southern African countries in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage
05/16-09-2016Lusaka (Zambia)

Training Workshop on Community-Based Inventorying of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
28-08-2016/01-09-2016Pyongyang (República Popular Democrática de Corea)


01/31-08-2016Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)

Workshop on inventorying, international assistance and nominations in Zambia
25/29-07-2016Kabwe (Zambia)

Policy Advisory Mission Lao PDR
20/22-06-2016Vientiane (República Democrática Popular Lao)

Taller sobre el desarrollo de herramientas de política pública y de recuperación post-desastre para la salvaguardia del patrimonio cultural inmaterial
13/16-06-2016Puerto López (Ecuador)

Implementing the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH at the National Level in Romania
13/17-06-2016Bucharest (Rumania)

Cuarto encuentro de centros de categoría 2 en el ámbito del patrimonio cultural inmaterial
03-06-2016Paris (Francia)

Inventario de ejercicios de campo para el proyecto “Fortalecimiento de las capacidades de Aruba, Bonaire, Curazao, Saba, San Eustaquio, San Martín y Suriname para implementar la Convención para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial”.
01-06-2016/31-07-2016Paramaribo (Suriname)

6ª reunión de la Asamblea General
30-05-2016/01-06-2016París (Francia)

Implementation of the 2003 Convention of Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
29-05-2016/01-06-2016Amman (Jordania)

Workshop on elaborating safeguarding plans in Mongolia
23/27-05-2016Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)

Joint workshop on the elaboration of safeguarding plans, Dutch Caribbean islands
17/20-05-2016Willemstad (Curaçao)

Taller de construcción de herramientas de Política Pública para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial
16/19-05-2016Riobamba (Ecuador)

First Aid Support Meeting on Syrian Traditional Music
13-05-2016Room VIII UNESCO Headquarter (Francia)

Regional final workshop of the capacity building project in Portuguese-speaking African countries (PALOP)
09/13-05-2016Maputo (Mozambique)

Training of Trainers on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in Viet Nam
09/15-05-2016Hanoi (Viet Nam)

Misión de asesoramiento sobre políticas en Samoa
02/06-05-2016Apia (Samoa)

Workshop on documenting and inventorying intangible cultural heritage of the pastoralist Samburu community
13-04-2016/31-05-2016Arapal, Baragoi, Maralal (Kenya)

Inventorying of living heritage in Suriname
11/15-04-2016Paramaribo (Suriname)

Implementing the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH at the National Level in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
11/15-04-2016Skopje (Macedonia del Norte)

Capacity building on the 2003 Convention in Guinea Bissau
04/09-04-2016Bissau (Guinea-Bissau)

Taller sobre el desarrollo de herramientas de política pública para la salvaguardia del patrimonio cultural inmaterial
04/07-04-2016Loja (Ecuador)

Workshop on Community-based inventory
09/19-03-2016Luanda (Angola)

Inventario de ejercicios de campo para el proyecto “Fortalecimiento de las capacidades de Aruba, Bonaire, Curazao, Saba, San Eustaquio, San Martín y Suriname para implementar la Convención para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial”.
01-03-2016/30-04-2016Oranjestad (Aruba)

Workshop on community-based inventorying in Fiji
03/11-02-2016Suva (Fiji)

Community-based inventorying workshop
24/31-01-2016Dubai (Emiratos Árabes Unidos)

Final workshop Cabo Verde
18/23-01-2016Praia (Cabo Verde)

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