Meetings on intangible cultural heritage (co-)organized by UNESCO
Sub-regional meeting in Nadi, Fiji, on the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage12/14-12-2007, Nadi (Fiji)
Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism: Opportunities and Challenges11/13-12-2007, Hue (Viet Nam)
Expert Meeting on Intangible Cultural Heritage keywords06/07-12-2007, Paris (France)
Intangible Cultural Heritage at the Crossroads of Cultures03-12-2007, Paris (France)
Expert Meeting on Current Trends in Linguistic Mapping in preparation of the 3rd edition of the Atlas29/30-11-2007, Paris (France)
2nd session of the Intergovernmental Committee03/07-09-2007, Tokyo (Japan)
Workshop on inventorying intangible cultural heritage23/27-07-2007, Maputo (Mozambique)
National Workshop on inventorying intangible cultural heritage in Madagascar16/20-07-2007, Antananarivo (Madagascar)
1st Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee23/27-05-2007, Chengdu (China)
International seminar on Principles and Experiences of Drawing Up ICH Inventories in Europe14/15-05-2007, Tallinn (Estonia)
Expert Meeting on the Lists Established by the 2003 Convention02/04-04-2007, New Delhi (India)
Regional meeting for Arab States31-03-2007/04-04-2007, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
Expert meeting on Transmission and Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage through Formal and Non-Formal Education21/23-02-2007, Chiba (Japan)
At this meeting specialists and community members shared and discussed concrete practical experiences and insights into how educational efforts can be deployed to strengthen the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage.
The meeting focused on two areas: K-12 (basic and secondary) and non-formal education for the continued or renewed transmission of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) in communities, and educational awareness-raising about ICH among young people.
The meeting intended to make contributions to the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and placed particular emphasis on education, awareness-raising and capacity-building as safeguarding measures.
Finally, the participants formulated a set of recommendations on strategies and priorities for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage through education.
- Final recommandations (English)
- Experts’ Reports:
- Ms. Olivia CADAVAL Borderlands: A Case Study (Texas, USA)
- Mr. Jorge ISHIZAWA Iskay yachay / paya yatiwi (two kind of knowledge in the rural schools of the Central Andes of Peru
- Mr. Jacobs A case: Un-touchable (Belgium)
- Ms. Anyango Okwach CHAKRUOK Centre for His Story in Art and Development, Kenya
- Ms. Anita PUNAMAE Heritage communities in South-Estonia: Võro-Seto
- Ms. Tran Thi Thu THUY Transmitting Skills and Strengthening Traditions: Experience of the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
- To download Experts’ Reports, please consult the page maintained by ACCU:
Identifying Good Practices in Safeguarding Endangered Languages in Africa09/10-02-2007, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)