Meetings on intangible cultural heritage (co-)organized by UNESCO



68 element(s)

Windhoek hosts workshop on the elaboration of the nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List
29-11-2010/03-12-2010Windhoek (Namibia)

MEDLIHER Phase II evaluation meeting
28/30-11-2010Cairo (Egypt)

Capacity-building workshop in Central America and the Caribbean on the Implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention
16/18-11-2010Panama City (Panama)

Information meeting for the members of the Intergovernmental Committee
25-10-2010Paris (France)

Implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention through the preparation of inventories
20/23-09-2010Libreville (Gabon)

The role of NGOs in implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
02/04-09-2010Tallinn (Estonia)

National Workshop on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage Alta Gracia
31-08-2010/02-09-2010Cordoba (Argentina)

Intangible Heritage Beyond Borders: Safeguarding Through International Cooperation
20/21-07-2010Bangkok (Thailand)

Regional consultation among category 2 centres in Asia and the Pacific
19-07-2010Bangkok (Thailand)

3rd session of the General Assembly
22/24-06-2010Paris (France)

Meeting of the working group of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (5.COM 4.WG)
21-06-2010Paris (France)

Meeting of the Restricted Working Group of the Committee on the amendments to the Operational Directives of the 2003 Convention (5.COM 3.1.WG)
01-06-2010Paris (France)

Meeting of the working group of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (5.COM 3.WG)
21-05-2010Paris (France)

Expert meeting on the 2003 Convention
15-03-2010Paris (France)

Workshop on the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Palau
23/25-02-2010Koror (Palau)

Building capacities for community-based intangible cultural heritage inventorying in Southern Africa
15/20-02-2010Maseru (Lesotho)

4th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee
28-09-2009/02-10-2009Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

Vanuatu inter-departmental meeting on the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
03/05-06-2009Port Vila (Vanuatu)

Expert meeting on culinary practices
04/05-04-2009Vitré (France)

Meeting of the subsidiary body for the examination of nominations for the Representative List
12/13-01-2009Paris (France)

Tongan inter-departmental meeting on the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
05-12-2008Fua’amotu (Tonga)

Second Pacific meeting on the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
02/04-12-2008Fua’amotu (Tonga)

Bureau
20-10-2008Paris (France)

National Capacity-Building Workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention
19/20-09-2008Maputo (Mozambique)

Capacity-Building Workshop on the Implementation of the 2003 Convention for the African States Parties to the 2003 Convention
23/24-06-2008Paris (France)

2nd session of the General Assembly
16/19-06-2008Paris (France)

Information meeting on the 2003 Convention and the second General Assembly
02-06-2008Paris (France)

Inter-departmental Meeting on the Convention for the Safeguarding of

the Intangible Cultural Heritage
21/22-05-2008Suva (Fiji)

Sub-regional workshop on the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
19/20-05-2008Bamako (Mali)

Strengthening National Capacities for Implementing the 2003 Convention
17/18-04-2008Jakarta (Indonesia)

Sub-regional Capacity-Building Workshop on the Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
27/28-03-2008Pretoria (South Africa)

Inter-departmental Meeting on the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
18/19-03-2008Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)

http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/en/events/inter-departmental-meeting-on-the-convention-for-the-safeguarding-of-the-intangible-cultural-heritage-00099
The Minister of Culture of Papua New Guinea, Hon. Charles Abel, with some of the participants

The objective of the inter-departmental meeting was to bring together all the governmental actors involved in the ratification procedure by Papua New Guinea of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

During the sub-regional meeting in the Pacific on the 2003 Convention, organized in Nadi, Fiji in December 2007, several participating States, including Papua New Guinea, requested assistance from UNESCO in preparing the ratification and implementation of the 2003 Convention in the Pacific. The Director General of UNESCO, during his official visit to Papua New Guinea in February 2008, affirmed UNESCO’s readiness to fully assist the Government through the organization of a national consultation meeting.

Through the meeting organized with the support of Japanese Funds in Trust, UNESCO provided the Government with assistance necessary to present a proposal for the ratification of the 2003 Convention at the National Parliament. The meeting also aimed at reinforcing capacity of governmental officers in the field of culture as well as stakeholders concerned in participating at the international level in the implementation of the Convention, in particular through the submission of intangible heritage elements for inscription on the lists of the Convention and the submission of international assistance requests.

  • Meeting venue: Crown Plaza Hotel, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Agenda (English)
  • List of participants (English)
  • Speeches
    Hon. Charles Abel MP, Minister for Culture and Tourism of Papua New Guinea (English)
    Dr. Jacob Simet, National Cultural Commission of Papua New Guinea (English)
  • Presentations
    International Treaty Making Procedures in Papua New Guinea, by Mr Fred Sarufa (English)
    State of legislation for the safeguarding of Papua New Guinea Intangible Cultural Heritage, by Mr Hale Lahui (English)
  • Conclusion (English)

Kenyan National Meeting on the Implementation of the 2003 Convention
05/06-03-2008Nairobi (Kenya)

Sub-regional meeting in Nadi, Fiji, on the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
12/14-12-2007Nadi (Fiji)

Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism: Opportunities and Challenges
11/13-12-2007Hue (Viet Nam)

Expert Meeting on Intangible Cultural Heritage keywords
06/07-12-2007Paris (France)

Intangible Cultural Heritage at the Crossroads of Cultures
03-12-2007Paris (France)

Expert Meeting on Current Trends in Linguistic Mapping in preparation of the 3rd edition of the Atlas
29/30-11-2007Paris (France)

Workshop on inventorying intangible cultural heritage
23/27-07-2007Maputo (Mozambique)

National Workshop on inventorying intangible cultural heritage in Madagascar
16/20-07-2007Antananarivo (Madagascar)

International seminar on Principles and Experiences of Drawing Up ICH Inventories in Europe
14/15-05-2007Tallinn (Estonia)

Expert Meeting on the Lists Established by the 2003 Convention
02/04-04-2007New Delhi (India)

Regional meeting for Arab States
31-03-2007/04-04-2007Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

Expert meeting on Transmission and Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage through Formal and Non-Formal Education
21/23-02-2007Chiba (Japan)

Identifying Good Practices in Safeguarding Endangered Languages in Africa
09/10-02-2007Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Regional meeting for West Africa
04/05-12-2006Dakar (Senegal)

Regional meeting for Central Africa
30-11-2006/01-12-2006Douala (Cameroon)

Regional meeting for Eastern and Southern Africa
27/28-11-2006Dar es Salam (United Republic of Tanzania)

Meeting on inventorying intangible cultural heritage in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia
19/20-10-2006Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

1st session of the General Assembly
27/29-06-2006Paris (France)

Expert meeting on the Impacts of the Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
20/21-04-2006Paris (France)

Joining forces for preserving Africa’s linguistic diversity
23/25-03-2006Bamako (Mali)

Expert meeting on Identification of Intangible Heritage in Sudan
21/22-03-2006Khartoum (Sudan)

Expert meeting on Community Involvement in Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage
13/15-03-2006Tokyo (Japan)

Preparatory Meeting for a Manual on Oral Traditions and Expressions
27/28-01-2006Paris (France)

Expert meeting on documentation and archiving of intangible cultural heritage
12/13-01-2006Paris (France)