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Training workshop on safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Kyrgyzstan

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Training workshop on safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Kyrgyzstan
Ms. Sabira Soltongeldieva, Secretary General of the National Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic for UNESCO, gives a speech at the opening ceremony, April 7, 2018.

The workshop was a capacity-building activity organized under the framework of the 2003 Convention, it aims to strengthen the implementation of the 2003 Convention in Kyrgyzstan at national level, promote the spirit of the Convention and enhance the capacity of ICH safeguarding in the country.

It was the first time for the Centre to conduct country-specific training in Central Asia, and to organize training specifically for active youth engaged in actual activities. Two UNESCO facilitators, Ms. Suzanne OGGE and Ms. Tamara Nikolić Đerić, and a local expert engaged in ICH safeguarding field gave lectures to the workshop.

The training was conducted in various ways, including lectures by facilitators, presentations by trainees, group discussions, field study and class interactions. The workshop covers basic concepts of the Convention, the current situation of ICH in Kyrgyzstan, ratification and implementation awareness-raising, inventorying and identification safeguarding plan, sustainable development and gender issues.

Training workshop on safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Kyrgyzstan
Two UNESCO facilitators, Ms. Suzanne OGGE and Ms. Tamara Nikolić Đerić, give lectures to the workshop.

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