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Where do Arab countries stand with the development of policies and institutional frameworks for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage? How successfully do they involve sectors other than culture, whose policies fundamentally affect the future of intangible cultural heritage, but which are often not recognized as such? What about issues, such as community involvement, cultural rights and gender equality?

Starting from these substantive questions, about 30 representatives of Ministries of Culture and UNESCO-trained experts from different countries

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