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Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development in Bangladesh

30 January 2017 – Bangladesh,

The first of a series of capacity-building trainings aiming at strengthening the national institutional capacities of Bangladesh to implement the 2003 Convention is going to take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 29 January to 1 February 2017. This workshop is made possible, under the project ‘Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development in Bangladesh’, which is funded by the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund with the generous contribution of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
This first workshop aims at providing an overview of the Convention and its implementation, addressing the obligations of Bangladesh as State Party and the possible ways to safeguard its living heritage with the full participation of the communities concerned. The workshop combines theoretical and practical sessions as well as a field exercise guided by a UNESCO-accredited facilitator… ›››


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The deadline (15 February 2017) is approaching for 59 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to submit their reports on the contribution and commitment of their ›››

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Co-organized by the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Section and the International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa, a roundtable event ›››

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Addis Ababa - The 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place ›››

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