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Methodology of Paper Conservation and Paper Making Traditions in East Asia2017-11-02

Methodology of Paper Conservation and Paper Making Traditions in East Asia, was held at the Xixi Wetland Park in Hangzhou on 24 September.

The 2003 Convention reaches 175 State Parties!2017-11-01

On September 5, Suriname became the 175th State to join the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage bringing the convention close to attaining universal ratification.

Uganda: Young Ugandans mobilized for safeguarding Bigwala music and dance2017-10-31

In July 2015, the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage approved a grant of US$24,990 for the project “Safeguarding and promotion of Bigwala gourd trumpet music and dance of Busoga Kingdom in Uganda”.

Promoting social cohesion through the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in the Kaoma District of Zambia2017-10-31

Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage (ICH) is an important tool for social cohesion in situations where tensions exist between social groups that share common cultural heritage.

Community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage workshops held in Jordan2017-10-31

A series of training workshops on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage (ICH) finished recently in Amman, Jordan.

Kallawaya communities document their traditional healing and cultural practices for safeguarding purposes2017-10-31

During the process of safeguarding, the traditions and healing knowledge of the Kallawaya Community in Bolivia have been documented in the recently released publication.

Ecuador consolidates its public policy for the safeguarding of its intangible cultural heritage2017-10-31

On 13 September last, in Quito, Ecuador, UNESCO and the Minister of Culture and Heritage of Ecuador, Mr Raul Pérez Torres, launched the publication “Contributions for the Consolidation of the Public Policy on the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Ecuador”.

Guatemala continues to strengthen its capacity to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage of its indigenous communities2017-10-31

The city of Esquipulas, Chiquimula, is hosting a training workshop on participatory inventory methodology as advocated in the 2003 Convention for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Guatemala.

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