Just last month, on 7 March 2016, Guinea Bissau submitted the instrument of acceptance of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. During the three months that it takes for the membership to become effective, the latest member state to ›››
El Ministerio de Cultura y Patrimonio, el Instituto Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural de Ecuador (INPC) y la oficina de la UNESCO en Quito organizan una serie de tres talleres sobre el desarrollo de herramientas de política pública para la salvaguardia del p ›››
The presentation of the project ‘Capacity-building in Niger for the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage’ will take place next Wednesday, 9 March, at Niamey University in the presence of the Minister of Culture, Arts and Lei ›››
The National Cultural Heritage Institute of Angola (INPC), in cooperation with UNESCO, organizes a workshop on community-based inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The workshop gathers some 25 participants including technical staff from cultural institutions in the country and representatives of the pilot ›››
The deadline is set for 31 March 2016 for the submission of nomination files, proposals on best safeguarding practices and large-scale international assistance requests for the 2017 cycle.
The forms can be downloaded from the forms page. The submission may be inspired by a ›››
The Intangible Heritage Section has recently welcomed Tim Curtis as its section chief and the third Secretary of the 2003 Convention, following the retirement of Cécile Duvelle at the end of last year.
Trained with a PH.D. in cultural anthropology, Tim ›››
Film-maker Mauricio Oliveira and anthropologist Fernanda Gallo provide viewers with a first-hand account of the connection communities in Cabo Verde and Mozambique have to their living heritage, and of their efforts to safeguard it, in the documentary ‘This culture that leads y ›››
The UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa and the Ministry of Education celebrated the first Eritrean Cultural and Natural Heritage Legislation at a national ceremony on 28 January 2016. The legislation is aimed at protecting national cultural and natural heritage with particular focus ›››
The second of three capacity-building workshops for the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center is taking place this week in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, from 24-30 January, 2016.
The community-based inventorying workshop, in the context of the Convention for the Safeguarding of ›››
From 18 to 22 January, UNESCO and the Cultural Heritage Institute of Cabo Verde (IPC) are organizing a workshop to evaluate the results of three pilot community-based inventories. Following a practical training in July last, 17 community members and 13 culture officers identified and documented ›››