06 July 2015 - Second round of capacity-building activities launched in Asia and the Pacific

Mongol Biyelgee, Mongolian traditional folk dance

Thanks to the generous support from the Government of Japan, UNESCO has just launched the second phase of the Asia-Pacific project to strengthen national capacity in implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The capacity-building programme has been launched in the region since 2012 in response to the States Parties’ emphasis of the importance of strengthening national capacity to effectively implement the Convention. The second phase of this

22 October 2013 - Cambodia and Samoa on the right track to safeguard their rich intangible cultural heritage

27 January 2012 - US$1.02 million project launched in Asia and the Pacific