27/11/2006 - 28/11/2006
United Republic of Tanzania

This meeting, organized by the UNESCO Office in Dar es Salaam and the Culture Sector’s Intangible Heritage Section, was attended by 35-40 participants from 23 African countries. Its objectives were to:

  • inform participants about the preparation of the implementation of the Convention on the international level;
  • discuss ways in which the 2003 Convention may be implemented on the national level, focussing on inventory-making and other safeguarding activities;
  • share information and experiences.


  • Agenda (English|French)
  • List of participants (English)
  • Opening notes by Cheikh Tidiane SY, Director of the UNESCO Dar es Salaam Cluster Office (English)
  • Speech of Hon. Muhammed Seif Khatib, Minister of Information, Culture and Sports of the United Republic of Tanzania (English)
  • Presentation of Harriet Deacon: Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2003 Convention and Legal, administrative and financial measures (English)
  • Presentation by Dr. Ndagala: ”Transboundary cooperation and forms of assistance’ (English)
  • Meeting report (English)

Contact: T. Curtis, UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office