Mauritania launches an International Assistance project on strengthening capacities of NGOs in the field of Intangible Cultural Heritage
The involvement of bearer communities and civil society is crucial to the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
IRCI organised “Research on the Safeguarding of ICH in the Asia-Pacific Region” Establishing New Sustainable Mechanism for Systematic Research Data Collection FY2019 the Second Working Group Meeting on 4 and 5 February, 2020 at the Tokyo National Museum.
Between 2015 to 2019, UNESCO granted emergency international assistance of US$299,972 to prepare an inventory of the intangible cultural heritage present in Côte d’Ivoire.
Deng Nhial Chioh is a heritage professional who lives and works in South Sudan. Coming from two different communities, he had a strong taste for cultural diversity from an early age.
The ‘Capacity building project for the safeguarding of Comoros’ intangible cultural heritage for sustainable development’ has been completed with a closing ceremony held in Moroni, Union of Comoros at the end of 2019.
IRCI organised the International workshop under the project of “ICH’s Contribution towards SDGs” on 28 and 29 November 2019 at the Tokyo National Museum.
IRCI co-organised the International Researchers Forum “Perspectives of Research for Intangible Cultural Heritage towards a Sustainable Society” with the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan and the Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties (Tobunken) on 17 and 18 December, 2019 at Tobunken.
The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage decided that its 15th session will be held in Kingston under the chair of Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, from 30 November to 5 December.