Meetings on intangible cultural heritage (co-)organized by UNESCO



32 element(s)

6th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee22/29-11-2011, Bali (Indonesia)

Capacity-building workshop on the implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention14/18-11-2011, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Capacity Building Workshop on the Ratification of UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage14/15-11-2011, Dili (Timor-Leste)

Sensitizing policy makers on the implementation of the UNESCO 2003 convention07/11-11-2011, Mombasa (Kenya)

Second capacity-building workshop on the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage: the role of communities in safeguarding and inventorying ICH
02/03-11-2011, Santiago (Chile)

National training workshop on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in Montenegro24/31-10-2011, Cetinje (Montenegro)

Regional capacity-building workshop on the role of NGOs in implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage19/21-10-2011, Quito (Ecuador)

National capacity-building workshop on the implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention10/14-10-2011, Bamako (Mali)

Regional capacity-building workshop on the role of NGOs in implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage28/30-09-2011, Libreville (Gabon)

Second meeting of the 6.COM bureau15-09-2011, Paris (France)

Strengthening National Capacities for the Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Kyrgyz Republic15/16-09-2011, Osh (Kyrgyzstan)

Meeting of the open ended intergovernmental working group on the treatment of nominations to the Representative List by the Committee, Subsidiary Body and the Secretariat12/13-09-2011, Paris (France)

Awareness-raising of key stakeholders from the Ministry of Culture on techniques of inventory12/14-09-2011, Brazzaville (Congo)

Two workshops on safeguarding intangible heritage in Afghanistan01/03-09-2011, Kabul (Afghanistan)

Strengthening national capacities for the inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in Kyrgyz Republic18/19-07-2011, Talas (Kyrgyzstan)

Towards the ratification of the 2003 Convention in Comoros12/13-07-2011, Moroni (Comoros)

Tanzania on its way to implement the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage12/13-07-2011, Dodoma (United Republic of Tanzania)

Capacity-building workshop on the implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention11/15-07-2011, Broumana (Lebanon)

Capacity building on implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Cameroun07/10-06-2011, Kribi (Cameroon)

Nigeria: A workshop to anchor the Convention for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage at the national level01/03-06-2011, Enugu (Nigeria)

National capacity-building workshop on the implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention26/28-05-2011, Bujumbura (Burundi)

Strengthening National Capacities for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage18/21-05-2011, Minsk (Belarus)

Training Workshop on the Implementation of 2003 Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage02/05-05-2011, Islamabad (Pakistan)

The Power of Culture in Development28-04-2011, Accra (Ghana)

http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?meeting_id=00168

Within the framework of UNESCO’s global capacity-building strategy for the implementation of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (2003), and the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005), the UNESCO Cluster Office in Accra organizes a workshop on “The Power of Culture in Development”. This workshop brings together 41 representatives from Ministry of Chieftaincy and Culture, National Commission on Culture, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana (Legon), Ghana National Commission for UNESCO, Ministry of Education, Environmental Protection Agency of the Ministry of Science and Environment and other key institutions involved in the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage. The Workshop is presided by the Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture of Ghana. Such as Ghana and Liberia have not ratified the two conventions, a holistic and multisectoral approach was adopted by the Accra Office in order to create an inclusive understanding and appreciation of the questions tackled by these normative instruments.

The key objectives of the meeting and other follow-up activities aimed:

A. Familiarize all participants with the UNESCO Conventions for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) and the Protection and Promotion of Diversity of Cultural Expressions

B. Promote the ratification of the conventions by the Parliament and the Government of Ghana

C. Raise awareness all participants about the importance of recognizing the cultural heritage – particularly living heritage - in national policy development and implementation of development programs.

The workshop is facilitated by the Programme Specialist of UNESCO for Culture in Ghana, a traditional chief, academics, practitioners and militants of the culture in Ghana.

The Accra workshop is part of the global strategy of UNESCO capacity building , implemented with the support of the intangible cultural heritage fund and the budget of the regular program.

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH: training of trainers for the Arab States10/14-04-2011, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH: training of trainers for Latin America and the Caribbean28-03-2011/01-04-2011, Havana (Cuba)

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH: training of trainers workshop in Sofia14/18-03-2011, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Awareness-raising on safeguarding intangible heritage for North Korean authorities01/05-02-2011, Pyongyang (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH: training of trainers in Libreville31-01-2011/04-02-2011, Libreville (Gabon)

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH: training of trainers in Harare24/28-01-2011, Harare (Zimbabwe)

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH: training of trainers for Asia and the Pacific10/14-01-2011, Beijing (China)