25/01/2018 - 05/02/2018

1. Malta ratified the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage on 13th April 2017. In this context, the Directorate of Culture requested to UNESCO a consultancy service to assist on implementing the Convention at the country level. The consultant was commissioned to elaborate an assessment from January to February 2018, including a mission to Malta that was carried out from January 25th to February 5th 2018. The mission aimed at identifying, in collaboration with institutions responsible for the safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Malta, the needs and keys objectives that can be addressed in the context of the implementation of UNESCO’s 2003 Convention. The activity was coordinated by the Directorate of Culture (DC) of the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government of Malta (MJCL).