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



65 element(s)

Final evaluation meeting in Paris: presenting the audiovisual documentation on Intangible Cultural Heritage of the parnter countries
17/18-12-2012Paris (France)

Save the dates: MedLiHer final evaluation meeting in Paris on 17 and 18 December 2012
17/18-12-2012Paris (France)

Bagamoyo: how to prepare nominations files
10/14-12-2012Bagamoyo (United Republic of Tanzania)

Safeguarding “living heritage” of Jamaica
10/14-12-2012Kingston (Jamaica)

Review meeting on the implementation of the 2003 Convention with Directors of Culture
27/28-11-2012Nairobi (Kenya)

Samarkand: understanding the nominations process
21/24-11-2012Samarkand (Uzbekistan)

Caribbean Youth Forum on Intangible Cultural Heritage
20/24-11-2012St. George’s (Grenada)

Youth Forum in Central Africa: awareness-raising on Intangible Cultural Heritage
19-11-2012Brazzaville (Congo)

Ratification in Benin - what’s next?
19/23-11-2012Porto-Novo (Benin)

Youth Forum in Central Africa for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
19-11-2012/23-09-2013Brazzaville (Congo)

Preparing the inventory in the Matanzas Province, Cuba
12/21-11-2012Matanzas (Cuba)

On the right track? Review meeting on UNESCO’s global strategy: Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage
07/10-11-2012Beijing (China)

Safeguarding of living heritage builds in Belize!
05/09-11-2012Belize City (Belize)

Inventory of intangible cultural heritage in Goroka
22/27-10-2012Goroka (Papua New Guinea)

Inventory of intangible cultural heritage of Timor-Leste
22-10-2012Dili (Timor-Leste)

Capacity building for officers of the cultural heritage area in the Ministry of Culture in Colombia (2 workshops)
22/25-10-2012Bogota (Colombia)

Mongolia takes another step to implement the 2003 Convention
19/23-10-2012Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)

Capacity building for officers of the cultural heritage area in the Ministry of Cultures in Bolivia (3 workshops)
15/19-10-2012La Paz (Bolivia (Plurinational State of))

Heritage policy advice in Aruba
15/17-10-2012Oranjestad (Aruba)

Byblos: how to prepare nominations for the lists of the 2003 Convention
12/14-10-2012Byblos (Lebanon)

“Patrimonio Vivo”: three South American countries team up for the implementation of the 2003 Convention
08/12-10-2012Salta (Argentina)

Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Kyrgyzstan
08/11-10-2012Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)

Another step in the safeguarding of Jordan’s living heritage: understanding the nominations’ process
07/11-10-2012Amman (Jordan)

Sao Tome and Principe embarks on an intangible heritage safeguarding project
01/06-10-2012São Tomé (Sao Tome and Principe)

Moroni’s working on the implementation of the 2003 Convention
24/28-09-2012Moroni (Comoros)

The role of youth in the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage in South-Eastern Europe
24/25-09-2012Sofia (Bulgaria)

Capacity building review meeting in Harare on elaborating policy and legal framework for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage
03/07-09-2012Harare (Zimbabwe)

New step in the MedLiHer project: Moviemakers and photographers meeting in Paris
27/29-08-2012Paris (France)

Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Tajikistan
21/25-08-2012Dushanbe (Tajikistan)

http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/en/events/implementation-of-the-convention-for-the-safeguarding-of-the-intangible-cultural-heritage-in-tajikistan-00192

ICH training-seminar in Dushanbe

ICH training-seminar in Dushanbe

UNESCO training-seminar «Strengthening national capacities for effective safeguarding intangible cultural heritage (ICH) in the countries of Central Asia» was conducted in Dushanbe, Tajikistan from August 21 to August 25, 2012.

Part of a series of seminars for local specialist, the training was organized by the UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty and supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Tajikistan National Commission for UNESCO.

Participants in the training included staff of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan, the Tajik National Conservatory, representatives of public and private museums, representatives of NGOs taking part in the preservation of intangible cultural heritage, as well as artisans and musicians.

An Opening speech was given by Ms. Farogat Azizi, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan and Ms. Shahlo Abdurahimova, Secretary General of the National Commission of the Republic of Tajikistan for UNESCO. The closing ceremony was attended by Mr. Mirzoshohruh Asrori, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan. It was emphasized that since the ratification of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (17 August 2010) Tajikistan is paying special attention to the preservation of ICH at the national level. In particular, the programme for the preservation of ICH till 2015 was developed and approved by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan.

Mr. Yuri Peshkov, UNESCO Almaty Culture Specialist, stated that the 2003 Convention is designed to ensure respect for the intangible cultural heritage and to highlight its importance. The Convention obliges States to take necessary measures to ensure the protection of intangible cultural heritage and promote cooperation at regional and international levels.

Ms. Sabira Soltongeldieva, a UNESCO consultant for the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the ICH, stated that the training was aimed at improving the understanding and use of practical mechanisms for implementing the Convention at the national level. These include for example, the creation of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) lists, the inclusion of intangible cultural heritage elements in the Convention’s nomination lists, as well as strengthening international cooperation. The training emphasized the need to enhance the role of the government, NGOs, communities and media in the identification, inventory and preservation of ICH.

In 2013, in Tajikistan, two more training sessions are planned on how to prepare nomination papers for inclusion in the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding, as well as for the identification, documentation and inventory of intangible cultural heritage.

Cambodia pursues its march towards safeguarding intangible heritage
13/17-08-2012Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Strengthening capacities for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage in Ecuador
26/27-07-2012Quito (Ecuador)

Exploring the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Nile’s banks: Inventorying activity in the governorate of Damietta, Egypt
14/18-07-2012Damietta (Egypt)

Madaba, a pilot region for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Jordan
12/20-07-2012Madaba (Jordan)

Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Uzbekistan
03/07-07-2012Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

Abuja: introducing the 2003 Convention
01-07-2012Abuja (Nigeria)

Encountering Zajal Poetry: Training Communities for its Inventory in Lebanon
29-06-2012/03-07-2012Beirut (Lebanon)

Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Sri Lanka
25/29-06-2012Colombo (Sri Lanka)

Strengthening capacities of African Universities in intangible cultural heritage
18/22-06-2012Mombasa (Kenya)

Capacity building on implementing UNESCO 2003 Convention for safeguarding the ICH
12/15-06-2012Lahore (Pakistan)

Capacity building workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention at the national level
11/15-06-2012Vientiane (Lao People’s Democratic Republic)

Capacity building workshop on preparing nominations to the lists of the 2003 Convention
11/15-06-2012Harare (Zimbabwe)

4th session of the General Assembly
04/08-06-2012Paris (France)

A series of local workshops on inventorying intangible heritage kicks off in Gabon
04-06-2012/10-08-2012Lambarene, Koula-Moutou, Mouila and Oyem (Gabon)

St. Kitts and Nevis hopes to soon ratify the 2003 Convention
31-05-2012Basseterre (Saint Kitts and Nevis)

Need assessment for strenthening national capacities in implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Mongolia
26/31-05-2012Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)

The National Institute for Cultural Heritage and UNESCO join forces to improve safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Ecuador
17/18-05-2012Quito (Ecuador)

Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Bhutan
14/18-05-2012Paro (Bhutan)

Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Papua New Guinea
12/19-05-2012Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)

Sixth Annual Regional meeting on Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-East Europe
10/11-05-2012Athens (Greece)

Botswana takes another step to safeguard its living heritage with the training of community members and government officials
16/20-04-2012Gaborone (Botswana)

Efforts of safeguarding Nepal’s intangible cultural heritage initiated to with the support of UNESCO/Japan Fund-in-Trust
16/20-04-2012Kathmandu (Nepal)

Institutional Capacity Building for the Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage: Training of technical staff of the School of African Heritage
11/17-04-2012Porto-Novo (Benin)

Capacity-Building on the Implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Timor-Leste
09/13-04-2012 Dili (Timor-Leste)

Kazakhstan: A new State Party to the 2003 Convention on the road to safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage.
06/10-04-2012Astana (Kazakhstan)

Consultation on Complementary Additional Programme for Intangible Cultural Heritage
30-03-2012Paris (France)

Zambia hosts workshop to strengthen capacity to safeguard its living heritage
26/30-03-2012Lusaka (Zambia)

Upgrading competencies on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage and planning related national workshops
23/25-03-2012Paris (France)

Zimbabwe mobilizes communities, traditional chiefs, academia and government officials to safeguard its intangible cultural heritage
19/23-03-2012Harare (Zimbabwe)

Malawi welcomes workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention to strengthen its capacity to safeguard its living heritage
12/16-03-2012Lilongwe (Malawi)

Capacity building on ratification in Samoa
14/15-02-2012Apia (Samoa)