As the first of the five Portuguese speaking African countries (PALOP) to have ratified the Convention, in 2006, Sao Tomé and Principe has launched a workshop on the development of community based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage.
From 30 March to 10 April 2015, 25 participants ›››
How can Albania effectively implement the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and benefit from its different provisions? These and many other questions have been recently addressed by a UNESCO Needs Assessment Mission supported by the Italian government ›››
¿Cuáles son los valores fundamentales y los principios éticos derivados de la Convención de 2003 para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial que deberían guiar los esfuerzos de salvaguardia de los Estados, las comunidades, la sociedad civil y el sector privado? ¿Cómo puede ›››
The adoption of safeguarding plans for traditional music marks the project’s success where local communities have been sensitized, musical traditions inventoried, a database and a collection of documents created. Senegal’s objective has been achieved, following eighteen months of implementation aimed at the ›››
Eight countries in Africa and the Arab Region (Comoros, Djibouti, Madagascar, Egypt, Palestine, Sudan, South Sudan and Yemen) are currently benefitting from UNESCO’s support to map out their needs for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage through on site national consultations. ›››
A mid-term project meeting of representatives of the ministries of culture of Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia was held from 23 to 25 February 2015 in Casablanca, the purpose of which was to review the half way results of an ongoing capacity building project in ›››
It is time to review and to plan for the next steps ! Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe) welcomes a workshop from 24 to 26 February 2015 in order to take stock of the results of the project implemented in seven countries in southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi ›››
Having completed the first joint training on the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage last September, representatives of the Dutch Caribbean (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten) are taking the next significant ›››
Senegal is about to conclude an eighteen-month project to safeguard traditional music accompanying various events of social life (rituals and celebrations related to birth, death, initiation, agriculture and fishing) as well as myths and legends associated with them. The project, funded ›››
A project has recently been launched in Nigeria, aiming to provide a solid foundation for effective safeguarding of living heritage.
Thanks to the financial assistance of Japan, the national authorities will be accompanied by UNESCO during the period of three years ›››