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Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Latin America (CRESPIAL), Peru

Source: UNESCO

Year of creation: 2008

The functions of the Centre are:

(i) to create forums for discussion and exchange;

(ii) to gather, organize and disseminate information in the field of the intangible cultural heritage;

(iii) to establish networks for the exchange of information, specialists and cultural workers;

(iv) to foster cooperation among institutions;

(v) to maintain a link with the Intergovernmental Committee;

(vi) to promote regional training and capacity-building activities at the request of the participating States;

(vii) to promote regional activities to raise awareness concerning enhancement of the intangible cultural heritage through the media.

Participating countries: Argentina, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Address: 81, Laiguangying West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

Zip Code: 100021

Tel: 86-10-64966526

Fax: 86-10-64969281

E-mail: administration@crihap.cn


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