Functions of the International Training Center
for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region
under the Auspices of UNESCO
According to the articles of the Agreement and the Memorandum signed among the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, the Cultural Heritage Administration of the Republic of Korea and the Agency for Cultural Heritage of Japan on the Establishment of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Centers for the Asia-Pacific Region, the specific functions of CRIHAP will be to:
(a) organize long-term and short-term training courses including classroom training and field-based trainings and grant financial support to trainees in need of assistances;
(b) mobilize international and Chinese experts as well as scientific NGOs specialized in the different domains of ICH to work as instructors and advisors of the above mentioned training activities;
(c) enhance international and regional cooperation with institutions active in the domain of ICH, notably those established under the auspices of UNESCO (category 2).