The Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund will support safeguarding priorities in four countries in Africa and Latin America

28 October 2016 – Botswana, El Salvador, Kenya, Seychelles,

Four new International Assistance requests were approved by the Bureau of the Committee on 20 October 2016 to support safeguarding efforts in Botswana, Kenya, El Salvador and Seychelles.
This was the first meeting of the Bureau of the Committee to approve International Assistance requests up to US$100,000, following the raise of the ceiling from US$25,000 during at the 6th General Assembly of State Parties to the Convention earlier this year, with two projects in Botswana and Seychelles approved. Botswana has chosen to use the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund to support the implementation of the safeguarding plan for earthenware pottery-making skills in the Kgatleng District, which has been inscribed on the Urgent Safeguarding List since 2012… ›››

Objective and impact: interviews

Mr Slimane Hachi
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

Ms Eva Romankova
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

Ms Christine Merkel Germany
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Seychelles
  • Financial assistance : $ 90,000
  • Implementation dates : 20/10/2016 - 20/10/2016
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

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