04/04/2018 - 05/04/2018

Tunisia’s interest in intangible cultural heritage was illustrated, among other things, in February 2007 on the occasion of the organization by the INP of the First International Meetings of ICH. In 2006, Tunisia ratified the 2003 Convention. To date, it does not count any element inscribed on the Convention lists, but an application has just been submitted on 31 March 2017 for a possible inscription of pottery. Sedjnan on the Representative List. Tunisia has been a member of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage for a four-year term (2012-2016). In the framework of this Catalonia-funded capacity-building project, in addition to capacity-building workshops, Tunisia is also supported by UNESCO to develop a policy for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage.