Bringing education and living heritage closer together: the first global Online training of trainers course on living heritage and education ended recently
UNESCO organized with 27 education and culture specialists from 16 June to 2 July; with a second edition to follow in September to accommodate different time zones.
Colombian communities of the Orinoco region have strengthened their ICH safeguarding capacities thanks to a successful International Assistance project
With communities in the lead, the ‘My Heritage, My Region: Strategy for Capacity-building in Social Management’ pilot safeguarding project was operationalized in 2019 with support from the International Assistance mechanism, through UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund.
“IRCI Brochure 2021” (English version) has been published online. IRCI’s latest research projects on the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region are plainly introduced with various pictures.
On 8 and 9 July 2021 (Part I) and on 9 and 10 September 2021 (Part II), States Parties to the 2003 Convention and observers will be invited to participate in an Open-ended intergovernmental working group in the framework of the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the 2003 Convention.
The 1st ichLinks Executive Committee Meeting was held on June 29, 2021, online. Representatives of the current partner organizations from five countries (Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam) and future partners from four countries (Bhutan, Cambodia, Fiji, and Singapore) were present.
Joint capacity-building project on ICH and disaster risk reduction kicks off in the Philippines and Honduras
The Philippines and Honduras recently launched a pilot project titled ‘Strengthening capacities for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in disaster contexts’.
Global reflection on listing mechanisms: documents of the 8-9 July session of the intergovernmental working group are available online!
A broad online survey was launched in March and April this year, and throughout May 2021, 35 experts met online (category VI expert meeting) to discuss a wide range of aspects on listing mechanisms.
A webinar on ‘Teaching and learning with living heritage’ will allow European teachers and students to share their experience on 29 June 2021 from 3 to 5 p.m. (Paris time).