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Mongolia inscribed in 2017 on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding2017-12-15

Mongolian practices of worshipping sacred sites have developed in the cultural space that is home to the nomadic lifestyle, which is characterized by its close harmony with nature and the environment.

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage opened its 12th session2017-12-15

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage opened its 12th session in Jeju today with a ceremony featuring Korean performances like the traditional Arirang song.

Republic of Mauritius to host next meeting of the Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage2017-12-09

The next annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 26 November to 1st December 2018 in Port-Louis (Republic of Mauritius).

Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee recognizes efforts to safeguard Xoan singing of Phú Thọ Province (Viet Nam)2017-12-08

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has decided to transfer a Vietnamese musical tradition from the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Thirty-three elements inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity2017-12-07

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage meeting in Jeju until 9 December, inscribed thirty-three new elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Six elements inscribed on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding2017-12-06

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, meeting in Jeju until 9 December, today inscribed six new elements on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.

Intangible cultural heritage gaining ground at universities2017-12-05

Some questions were addressed at a roundtable organized on 5 December, as a side event to the 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Jeju, Republic of Korea from 4 to 9 December.

Regional meeting on intangible heritage and tertiary education2017-11-23

Following a Regional Symposium in Asia-Pacific in 2015 on integrating intangible cultural heritage in tertiary education, UNESCO is now expanding its work on this topic to Latin America and the Caribbean.

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