The Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund will support safeguarding priorities in four countries in Africa and Latin America
Four new International Assistance requests were approved by the Bureau of the Committee on 20 October 2016 to support safeguarding efforts in Botswana, Kenya, El Salvador and Seychelles.
First Stepstowards the Establishment of a National Inventory and Electronic Database of Mongolian Intangible Cultural Heritage
The Center of Cultural Heritage of Mongolia will hold a four-dayworkshop this week in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to train cultural policy decision-makers on the digitization of Inventory of ICH.
UNESCO renews Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Operational Directives
The sixth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the ICH was convened at UNESCO headquarters on May 30 to June 1.
In the presence of the Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Committee, an information and exchange session will take place at UNESCO premises, Room XI, on 20 October 2016.
Northeast Asian countries discuss the role of the media in raising awareness about intangible cultural heritage
The meeting to be held from 10 to 12 October in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, is a positive affirmation of all five countries’ resolution to foster constructive ICH safeguarding methods.
2016 Sub-Regional Meeting for ICH Safeguarding in Northeast Asia: The Role of the Media in Raising Awareness about Intangible Cultural Heritage
Two years since its initiation, the sub-regional seminar on the safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) has commenced once again for a second edition summit, with a focus this time on engaging the media as a partner in propagating ICH.
Over twenty participants from seven countries in the Southern African region brainstormed and shared experiences in Lusaka, Zambia, from 2 to 6 October 2016 on how to best provide policy advisory services in the field of intangible cultural heritage.
Supporting policy development in the field of intangible cultural heritage in Latin America and the Carribean
A training workshop in Lima, Peru, from 3 to 7 October 2016 on supporting policy development in the field of intangible cultural heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean.