Twenty-one international experts gathered on 21 and 22 May at UNESCO Headquarters at the request of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage to explore operational modalities of action for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in situation of emergencies.
At the 2019 APHEN-ICH International Seminar on ICH Pedagogy in Higher Education, related issues were presented by five speakers, and the public had a chance to give their opinions.
The UNESCO Living Heritage Entity is looking for an individual specialist to revise and enrich an information sheet on education policy and intangible cultural heritage. Proposals should reach UNESCO by 24 May 2019.
More than 120 accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as well as States Parties will gather at UNESCO Headquarters on 18 April 2019 to discuss the ways in which NGOs can contribute to the work of safeguarding living heritage.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Tourism and Culture is taking active steps in supporting the implementation of the 2003 Convention by hosting a community-based inventorying workshop for its staff, from 14 to 23 April 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Report shows safeguarding living heritage in technical and vocational education and training a promising new area
A new report published by UNESCO shows that safeguarding intangible cultural heritage through technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is a pertinent, yet unexplored, topic.
IRCI organised an International Symposium on “Multi-disciplinary study on intangible cultural heritage’s contribution to sustainable development: Focusing on education” on 21 and 22 January 2019 at Nara University of Education in cooperation with Nara University of Education.
Survey reveals a diversity of university programmes in Southern Africa working on intangible cultural heritage
A recent survey of universities in Southern Africa acknowledged that a diversity of disciplines are integrating intangible cultural heritage including culture, heritage, archaeology, tourism, history, indigenous knowledge systems, theatre and African languages.