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)

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With its 150 million population and some 450 cultural groups, Nigeria has an immense and diverse canvas of intangible cultural heritage in need of safeguarding. The workshop entitled “Domestication of the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage” which took place from June 1-3, 2011, in Enugu, aimed at building the capacity of national stakeholders in doing so, through a better understanding of the concepts and institutional mechanisms set up in of this instrument.

The workshop was organized by the UNESCO Country Office in Abuja, with the active support of the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), and Enugu State Government. A total of 42 participants were trained on this occasion, including Directors of Culture representing the 6 Geo-political regions of Nigeria, UNESCO accredited cultural and community-based NGOs, personnel from cultural agencies under the Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Ministry of Culture officials at the Federal level (national level) and the media.

The workshop was conducted by Mr Silverse Anami from Kenya and Mr Denja Abdullahi from Nigeria, two UNESCO-trained facilitators. They used the modules and training methods contained in the implementation materials developed by UNESCO in strengthening national capacities for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, while integrating local examples as much as possible to suit the context.

At the end of the workshop, participants released a communiqué (English) which included some resolutions on follow-up measures to be undertaken.

Documents

  • Agenda of the capacity-building workshop on the domestication of the Convention in Nigeria: English
  • Communiqué issued at the end of the Capacity Building Workshop on the Domestication of the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Nigeria: English

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)

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)