Siwa dance

Egypt takes major steps in strengthening its capacities to safeguard living heritage

24 September 2018 –

Under the framework of the project “Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Egypt for Sustainable Development”, the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States in Cairo is surging ahead with the foreseen capacity building interventions, generously supported by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority (ADTCA) of the United Arab Emirates. Since July 2018, UNESCO has been undertaking a consultancy service that enabled to kick off the development of a policy strategy in the field of intangible cultural heritage (ICH). This policy document will reinforce legislative and institutional frameworks for effective safeguarding of ICH at the nat ›››


Thirteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee: Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius, from 26 November to 1 December 2018


One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Haiti
  • Financial assistance : $ 98,970 +
  • Implementation dates : 07/06/2018 - 07/06/2018
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

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