Meetings on intangible cultural heritage (co-)organized by UNESCO
Regional meeting for West Africa04/05-12-2006, Dakar (Senegal)
Regional meeting for Central Africa30-11-2006/01-12-2006, Douala (Cameroon)
Regional meeting for Eastern and Southern Africa27/28-11-2006, Dar es Salam (United Republic of Tanzania)
1st session of the Intergovernmental Committee18/19-11-2006, Algiers (Algeria)
1st extraordinary session of the General Assembly09-11-2006, Paris (France)
Meeting on inventorying intangible cultural heritage in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia19/20-10-2006, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
The objectives of the meeting were to:
- take stock of the situation as regards the identification and the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) in Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia;
- learn from the experience of other countries in ICH inventory-making;
- prepare the establishment of the national strategy and methodology concerning ICH inventory-making in Ethiopia.
- discuss the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The participants included experts from the regional cultural bureaus of Ethiopia, representatives of the communities, NGOs, researchers and an expert each from Djibouti and Somalia. The meeting also welcomed a resource person from and IPHAN, Brazil ((Instituto do patrimonio historico e artistico nacional/National Institute for Historic and Artistic Heritage) and the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Section in Paris.
- Final report (English)
Contact: OHINATA, Fumiko, UNESCO Addis Ababa Office
1st session of the General Assembly27/29-06-2006, Paris (France)
Expert meeting on the Impacts of the Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity20/21-04-2006, Paris (France)
Joining forces for preserving Africa’s linguistic diversity23/25-03-2006, Bamako (Mali)
Expert meeting on Identification of Intangible Heritage in Sudan21/22-03-2006, Khartoum (Sudan)
Expert meeting on Community Involvement in Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage13/15-03-2006, Tokyo (Japan)
Preparatory Meeting for a Manual on Oral Traditions and Expressions27/28-01-2006, Paris (France)
Expert meeting on documentation and archiving of intangible cultural heritage12/13-01-2006, Paris (France)