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11 October 2012 - New opportunities for living heritage in Portuguese speaking Africa

For the first time since their ratification of the 2003 Convention in history, Sao Tome and Principe brought together a range of key stakeholders to give a boost to the safeguarding of its living heritage. The representative from governments and civil society discussed the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in light of the local realities and communities, paving the way for required policy revision and action as well as the establishment of a national committee to stir the process.

Along with Angola and Mozambique,