An Emarati woman wearing the traditional burqa (face mask) roasting  Arabic coffee beans using Al-Mehmas and Al-Migla (a copper stir and a pan, tools for roasting Arabic coffee) while participating in an Arabic coffee making competition.

Dubai is strengthening its inventorying capacity!

24 January 2016 – United Arab Emirates,

The second of three capacity-building workshops for the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center is taking place this week in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, from 24-30 January, 2016.
The community-based inventorying workshop, in the context of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, will focus on issues of ethics and responsibilities, techniques for information generation, as well as how to organize data from inventories in order to elaborate safeguarding plans. It will also demonstrate how to put community-based inventorying into practice through field work to be conducted in various locations and engaging with the communities in Jumeirah, Heta and Al Zeed… ›››


From 18 to 22 January, UNESCO and the Cultural Heritage Institute of Cabo Verde (IPC) are organizing a workshop to evaluate the ›››


2017 cycle: forms online

12 January 2016 –

The forms for the elaboration of nominations to the Lists, of proposals to the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices and ›››


Windhoek, 4 December—The next annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place ›››

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Objective and impact: interviews

Ms Dace Melbārde
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

Mr Idriss Moussa Ahmed Djibouti
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

Mr Hani Hayajneh Jordan
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

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One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Malawi
  • Financial assistance : $ 90,533.00
  • Implementation dates : 30/11/2015 - 04/12/2015
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

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