Workshop on elaborating safeguarding plans
6th session of the General Assembly
Safeguarding living heritage in the Dutch Caribbean islands
Training of Trainers on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in Viet Nam
09/15-05-2016Hanoi (Viet Nam)
In collaboration with the Department of Cultural Heritage and aiming to support Viet Nam’s efforts in ICH inventorying, UNESCO will provide a training of national trainers who can later act as key persons in the inventorying of ICH in Viet Nam from 9 to 15 May 2016.
The training of trainers program will mainly employ the training material package on community-based ICH inventory prepared by UNESCO under its global strategy of capacity building. The training program has the specific objectives:To strengthen awareness on safeguarding purpose of ICH inventorying, in line with the 2003 Convention and Law on cultural heritage;
To promote knowledge and practice of community-based approaches in ICH inventorying;
To build capacity for and establish a facility of experts, national trainers on ICH inventorying in Viet Nam.
The important objectives of ICH inventorying are to identify its values, to evaluate its viability and to propose safeguarding measures with informed consent by the local communities.
Following a seven-day training course, the participants will prepare training materials for the target localities. Depending on practical needs, they will act as national trainers in future trainings and in conducting inventories in provinces and cities.
Regional workshop PALOP
The regional workshop closes the capacity building project for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Portuguese Speaking African countries, funded by an earmarked contribution from Norway to the ICH-Fund. Professionals from all five PALOP countries will gather for a training on nominations and to take stock of the project’s results in order to develop a strategy for ICH safeguarding in the PALOP region. The meeting will be hosted by the Mozambican The Mozambican Institute for Socio-Cultural Research, Arquivo do Património Cultural (ARPAC), a leading institution in ICH safeguarding.
Workshop on Community-based inventory
Following a first workshop in November 2015, the National Cultural Heritage Institute of Angola (INPC), in cooperation with UNESCO, organizes a workshop on the development of community-based inventories of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The workshop addresses technical staff and stakeholders i.e. community members and bearers of the living heritage. It introduces methods to gather and adequately store information and documentation for further safeguarding action. The training will take place from 8-18 February and includes practical exercises in the community of the Island of Luanda. The pilot project should find replication in other regions of the State later on.
As part of UNESCO’s global strategy aiming to enhance national capacity for safeguarding of living heritage in the Portuguese speaking countries in Africa (PALOP), the workshop will gather some 20 Angolan participants, including stakeholders from local to national levels. With the aim to strengthen regional cooperation among PALOP countries, the training will be co-facilitated by an expert from another PALOP country who has been previously trained through the same programme.
This workshop is made possible thanks to the generous contribution from the Government of Norway to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund.
Capcity building on the 2003 Convention in Guinea Bissau
Suite a la mission de liaison en juin 2015 l’activité vise a poursuivre et intensifier le travail de formation et sensibilisation avec les autorités, les communautés et d’autres parties prenantes pour la sauvegarde du patrimoine culturel immatériel. Elle s’inscrit dans le cadre du projet de « Renforcement des capacités des pays lusophones d’Afrique pour la mise en œuvre de la Convention de 2003 pour la sauvegarde du patrimoine culturel immatériel » soutenu par le Fonds du patrimoine culturel immatériel grâce à une contribution du Gouvernement de la Norvège. Contribuant a la stratégie mondiale de renforcement des capacités mise en place en 2009, l’objectif est de renforcer les capacités des pays en vue d’une sauvegarde efficace du patrimoine culturel immatériel présent sur leurs territoires ainsi que d’exploiter son potentiel pour le développement durable des communautés.
Community-based inventorying in Suriname
Workshop on community-based inventorying in Fiji
Community-based inventorying workshop
24/31-01-2016Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
the second of three agreed upon capacity building workshops. this workshop will focus on community-based inventorying and the appropriate training.
Final workshop Cabo Verde
18/22-01-2016Praia (Cabo Verde)
From 18 to 22 January, the Cultural Heritage Institute of Cabo Verde (IPC) and UNESCO organize the final workshop evaluating the results of the inventory field work. Following a practical training in July last, 17 community members and 13 culture officers pursued with the identification and documentation of xxx elements in the communities of Centro histórico, Salineiro and Calabaceira in Ribeira Grande de Santiago. On the basis of these findings, the actors, beholders and cultural officers can then deduce lessons learnt and develop a national strategy for the safeguarding of ICH in all of Cabo Verde’s territory founded on community-based inventories.
For the sake of continuity and in view of strengthening cooperation among PALOP countries in Africa, the senior expert from the Mozambican Institute for Socio-Cultural Research (ARPAC) will facilitate the workshop. Moreover, a representatives from the Department for Culture of the Secretary of State for Youth, Culture and Sport of Guinea-Bissau and the National Institute of Cultural Heritage of Angola will participate to share experience with their home institutions who follow the same training programme.
This workshop was made possible thanks to a generous contribution from the Government of Norway to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund.