http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/en/project/00284

Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage of Belize, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago through strengthening their capacities for implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

  • Budget (US$): 300,000
  • Source: Japan
  • Dates: 06-2012/ongoing

Benefitting country(ies): Belize, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago

Overview:

This project aims at assisting Belize, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago to safeguard their intangible cultural heritage through the effective implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. To that end, an integrated strategy will be implemented, including a series of well-prepared workshops and activities, tailored to respond to the identified needs of each country. Components to be covered include review of existing policies, implementation of the Convention at national level, community-based inventorying and evaluation.

News and activities:

03-2014/02-2015 – Strengthening the capacities of Eritrea for implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage09-2013/2015 – Safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage through strengthening national capacities in Niger