Safeguarding our living heritage
2022 marked the 10th anniversary of the inscription of the ‘Traditional weaving of the Ecuadorian toquilla straw hat’ (Ecuador) on the RepRead more
UNESCO organized a two-day inception workshop from 22-23 November in Dar es Salaam in the United Republic of Tanzania to launchRead more
UNESCO, in co-operation with the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the Office of the United NationsRead more
The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Saturday ended its 17th session that took place inRead more
Statutory meeting and activities
The Committee decided to convene an Open-ended intergovernmental working group to reflex on the procedures for the removal of an element from one List and the transfer of an element from one List to the other, the nature and purposes of the Lists and the Register established under the Convention and the relevance of the various criteria for each of these mechanisms, among other issues.