Virtual Conference on ICH in TVET

From 29 October to 7 November, 2018 the Intangible Cultural Heritage Section and UNESCO-UNEVOC are co-hosting a virtual conference on integrating the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) in technical and vocational education and training (TVET). The conference, which comes...

DPRK Continues its ICH Safeguarding Efforts

The UNESCO Beijing Office held a training workshop on ICH inventorying from 26 September to 3 October 2018 in Pyongyang, The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Hosted by the National Authority for the Protection of Cultural Heritage in DPRK,...

Tell your #livingheritage Story—ICH through the Eyes of Youth

UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, to emphasize the relevance of intangible cultural heritage in contemporary society and the importance of its intergenerational transmission, created a series of audiovisual stories on how young people engage with intangible cultural heritage. These clips were produced...

Survey on Lighter Ways of Sharing ICH Safeguarding Practices

For more than ten years, the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has been implemented worldwide. Many organizations and institutions have been developing activities at different scales and in multiple domains to address complex situations. How...

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