10 April 2013 - Tajikistan strengthening its national capacities for safeguarding living heritage

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Three years after ratifying the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, Tajikistan is moving forward to strengthen its safeguarding capacities as a participant in UNESCO’s global capacity-building strategy, introduced in the country in 2012 thanks to the generous support of Norway. The strategy entails a long-term, multi-faceted approach and includes revision of policies and legislation, strengthening of institutional infrastructures, development of inventory frameworks and methods that fully involve