Strengthening national capacities for effective safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Central Asia

  • Budget (US$): 395,362
  • Source: ICH Fund (Norway)
  • Dates: 01-2012/10-2014
  • Pre-Final report (11-2014): English

Benefitting country(ies): Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan


This project aims to enhance the safeguarding capacities of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan through effective implementation of the Convention, thereby contributing to sustainable development. It is also within the project’s objective to promote better visibility of intangible cultural heritage, awareness of its significance and its function in society. Also by promoting mutual respect for the heritage of others, this project is expected to foster cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and a culture of peace in these countries.

To that end, this project consists of three national training workshops:

06/20-11-2014 – Improving the capacities of intangible cultural heritage related NGOs in Mongolia11-2011/06-2014 – Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage through the Strengthening of National Capacities in Lao PDR