Interpersonal Exchange Programs in the ICH Field


  • To foster young professionals and cooperate with affiliated organizations
  • To diversify participants in ICHCAP’s network by providing exchange programs


UNESCO Strategic Objectives (C/5) ROK-UNESCO Agreement (Article 6.2) SDGs 2030
SO 7 SO 8 SO 9 1 2 3 4 17

Projects and Activities

Associate Expert Program


1 expert from the Asia-Pacific region


12 months

Major Activities

  • Support individual research on ICH safeguarding
  • Encourage participation and support in ICHCAP cooperative projects

Intangible Cultural Heritage Partnership Program


4 ICH stakeholders (policymakers, NGOs, or ICH communities)


5 months

Major Contents

Operate residency program for ICH experts through cultural partnership initiative (CPI) program


Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea


Performance Indicators Target
  • Number of invited associated experts
  • Number of invitees
  • 1 associate expert
  • 4 invitees

Expected Results

Enhance the capacity of rising ICH stakeholders and establish strategic partnerships

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