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Bureau decides on Jeju Island as the location for the Intergovernmental Committee and grants International Assistance to Uganda and Colombia2017-04-10

During its last electronic consultation, the Bureau of the Committee approved a change in venue of the twelfth session of the Intergovernmental Committee. Initially scheduled to take place in Seoul, the Committee will now be held on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea.

Basoga communities of Uganda engage in the safeguarding of the Bigwala2017-03-23

Bigwala, a cultural performance that is recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding is being revived through a two-year International Assistance project.

Envisioning the future of the global capacity-building strategy and its facilitators’ network2017-03-23

The strategy workshop with facilitators to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 6-9 March 2017.

Young people from South Togo rediscover traditional musical instruments2017-03-23

Six thousand young people from southern Togo were keen to discover the traditional musical instruments of their region.

WHO and UNESCO experts explore the linkages between culture, health and well-being2017-03-23

The 2003 Convention’s new Operational Directives related to sustainable development encourage States Parties to safeguard health practices recognized by communities as living heritage.

Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development in Bangladesh2017-02-09

The first of a series of capacity-building trainings of Bangladesh is going to take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 29 January to 1 February 2017.

Incorporating intangible heritage in education ‘a win-win situation’2017-01-09

A roundtable event on ‘Learning with Intangible Cultural Heritage in Education’ took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Republic of Korea to host next meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage2016-12-02

The 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 4 December to 8 December 2017 in Seoul (Republic of Korea).

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