Strengthening national capacities for effective safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage: developing nominations for the Urgent Safeguarding List in Southern Africa

  • Budget (US$): 65,000
  • Source: Cyprus
  • Dates: 10-2010/06-2011

Benefitting country(ies): Lesotho, Namibia


The project aim was to organize a five-day pilot training workshop, providing practical and technical skills in preparation of nomination files. The workshop targeted five participants from each of the two main beneficiary countries (Namibia and Lesotho) and one from each of the additional countries: Swaziland, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe with the training course materials were developed by the facilitator from South Africa, Dr. Harriet Deacon

The project achieved satisfactory results, including: