International Assistance and Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund


In the text of the Convention

  1. Article 19 - Cooperation

  2. Article 20 - Purposes of international assistance

  3. Article 21 - Forms of international assistance

  4. Article 22 - Conditions governing international assistance

  5. Article 23 - Requests for international assistance

  6. Article 24 - Role of beneficiary States Parties

  7. Article 25 - Nature and resources of the Fund

  8. Article 26 - Contributions of States Parties to the Fund

  9. Article 27 - Voluntary supplementary contributions to the Fund

  10. Article 28 - International fund-raising campaigns

International assistance

The Convention foresees the possibility for States Parties to submit requests for international assistance for programmes and projects for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage (see ICH-04 form and instructions from the form page).

Fund for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

In order to finance programmes, projects and other activities, a Fund for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage is established. When attributing funds, special attention is to be given to the safeguarding of the heritage inscribed on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding and for the preparation of inventories.