This year’s theme for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is “The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge”.
Indigenous women are indeed at the forefront of safeguarding living heritage practices and traditional k ›››
In Jiquilisco and Tecoluca, two municipalities in Southern El Salvador, several young people participated in a workshop organized by UNESCO, which tackled intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and the various ways it contributes to peacebuilding and conflict resolution. Indeed, living heritage has ›››
The Living Heritage Entity of UNESCO wishes to pay tribute to Dr. Ahmed Morsi for his internationally recognized expertise in the safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). His commitment to the safeguarding of cultural heritage has benefitted local communities and practitioners ›››
Thanks to the voluntary contribution by France to the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Fund, and aligned with the funding priority “Strengthening capacities to safeguard intangible cultural heritage and contribute to sustainable development”, Ghana launched the Capacity-building for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage an ›››
In 2017, UNESCO’s regional office in Beirut launched a capacity-building project funded by the Government of Japan and implemented in collaboration with the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO. This project strengthened human and institutional infrastructures for the safeguarding of Lebanese living heritage, ›››
UNESCO is launching a call for expressions of interest to expand the Global Network of Facilitators of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
To support States in building human and institutional capacities for safeguarding living heritage at ›››
The ninth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 July 2022. Over three days, 180 States Parties will gather ›››
Ukrainian borscht - national version of borscht consumed in several countries of the region - is an integral part of Ukrainian family and community life. Festivals and cultural events are dedicated to it. In 2020, it was included in the national list of elements ›››
The Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe, a Category 2 centre active in the field of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), recently organized a capacity-building workshop in the Ethnographic Museum of Belgrade, Serbia, called “Developing safeguarding p ›››
Key expeditions were organized in Mongolia as part of the International Assistance (IA) project ‘Supporting natural and cultural sustainability through the revitalization and transmission of the traditional practices of worshipping the sacred sites in Mongolia’. With representatives of local organizations and liv ›››