Colombia has played an active role in safeguarding living heritage since its ratification of the Convention in 2008. Communities based in the Orinoco region have expressed an increasing interest in the capacity building programme of the 2003 Convention, especially since the inscription of ›››
On 8 and 9 July 2021 (Part I) and on 9 and 10 September 2021 (Part II), States Parties to the 2003 Convention and observers will be invited to participate in an Open-ended intergovernmental working group in the framework of the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of ›››
In recent years, the 2003 Convention has been working to raise awareness on the dual role of ICH in emergencies, as set out in the Operational principles and modalities for safeguarding ICH in emergencies (Resolution 8.GA 9). In line with this ongoing effort ›››
In December 2019, after a decade of implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Intergovernmental Committee launched a global reflection process on the 2003 Convention’s listing mechanisms. This was to address a series of complex and interrelated i ›››
A webinar on ‘Teaching and learning with living heritage’ will allow European teachers and students to share their experience on 29 June 2021 from 3 to 5 p.m. (Paris time).
This event concludes the project ‘Engaging Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable Europe’ implemented jointly ›››
UNESCO launched a series of six reports revealing the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the culture sector: world heritage sites, living heritage, creative industries, museums and cities. This sector-wide approach aims to provide decision-makers and cultural actors with current data ›››
The project’s component “Community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage related to traditional income-generating activities in Old Tbilisi” implemented in collaboration with the Georgian Heritage Crafts Association is coming to an end. To celebrate the project’s accomplishments, 20 short videos featuring the ICH stories ›››
This year marks the beginning of the decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Alongside World Oceans Day, it is an opportunity to have a glimpse at the living heritage practices related to oceans and to discover the various ways the ›››
From 31 May to 4 June 2021, the Global ASPnet meeting will bring together teacher education and training institutions represented by deans, teacher educators and student teachers from the UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet).
When brought closer together, culture and education have the capacity ›››
The music contest “Panamá Unidos en Canción” (Panama United in Song) was organized by the artist Patricia Vlieg and the organization Youth United for Education, with the support of the Ministries of Culture and Education of Panama, civil society actors, and t ›››