25 September 2014 - Intangible heritage and sustainable development: towards new directives?

Ceremonial Keşkek tradition

How can the contribution of intangible cultural heritage to sustainable development best be understood and fully recognized? How can intangible heritage take a central place in the efforts to achieve the new post-2015 development goals? How can countries concretely realize this potential? Those are some of the questions that will be addressed during an expert meeting organized by UNESCO and the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO in Istanbul, Turkey, from 29 September to 1 October 2014.

This meeting invites twelve participants

05 December 2013 - Eleven new inscriptions on the Representative List

23 May 2013 - Intangible cultural heritage: New strategies for sustainable development, tourism and partnerships

03 May 2012 - South-East Europe tuned in the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage