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17 October 2014 - Mozambique to develop a national strategy for the safeguarding of its living heritage

Traditional dance in Chinhambudzi, Manica, Central Mozambique

Following eight months of conducting a pilot inventory in the Province of Manica in Central Mozambique, the national institute for socio-cultural research, Arquivo do Património Cultural (ARPAC), in cooperation with UNESCO is organizing a closing workshop from 27 to 31 October 2014. The workshop in Manica and Maputo will highlight how inventories of intangible cultural heritage are a key step for further safeguarding measures.
Taking stock of the results of the pilot inventory, the workshop marks the end of a sequence of

25 September 2014 - Intangible heritage and sustainable development: towards new directives?

17 September 2014 - New impetus for capacity building in Europe and Central Asia

08 September 2014 - Project launch: safeguarding living heritage in Suriname and the Dutch Caribbean islands

25 June 2014 - How to provide policy advice effectively?

04 June 2014 - Climate change, commercialization, tourism: challenges for intangible heritage

04 June 2014 - The fifth General Assembly concluded

20 May 2014 - Morocco continues its training for the inventory of living heritage

20 May 2014 - Fifth session of the General Assembly

13 May 2014 - Tajikistan national capacity for the safeguarding of living heritage strengthened

06 May 2014 - Arab States spearhead reflection on policy development

07 April 2014 - Increasing involvement of communities in inventorying intangible cultural heritage in Latin America

02 April 2014 - Morocco: safeguarding of living heritage, a shared interest among various actors

19 March 2014 - Mali launches an inventory of intangible cultural heritage

07 March 2014 - Sri Lanka and Bhutan better equipped to use the international mechanisms of the Intangible Heritage Convention

28 February 2014 - Intangible heritage in Africa has a new category 2 centre in Algiers

21 February 2014 - Smithsonian launches One World, Many Voices gallery for International Mother Language Day

13 February 2014 - Completion of the capacity-building programme in the Southern Cone

10 February 2014 - Submissions of nominations: deadline, forms and intentions

07 February 2014 - Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage strengthened in eastern Cuba

30 January 2014 - The Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s national capacities reinforced

29 January 2014 - Tunisia on the path to safeguarding intangible heritage

28 January 2014 - Nurturing sustainable development through the safeguarding of living heritage

10 December 2013 - Peru to chair the 9th session of the Committee

05 December 2013 - Eleven new inscriptions on the Representative List

04 December 2013 - Seventeen new elements inscribed on the lists of the Convention

03 December 2013 - Two new elements inscribed on the Urgent Safeguarding List

02 December 2013 - Opening of the eighth session of the Intangible Heritage Committee in Baku, Azerbaijan

28 November 2013 - Eighth session of the Committee coming soon

26 November 2013 - Inventorying of living heritage on the top of Kazakhstan’s agenda

21 November 2013 - New centre in Algeria for safeguarding intangible heritage in Africa

28 October 2013 - UNESCO approves emergency funds for inventory of Mali’s intangible heritage

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

17 October 2013 - Mauritania launches capacity-building activities to safeguard its living heritage

15 October 2013 - The Southern Cone concludes its capacity-building programme

14 October 2013 - Another step in inventorying Uzbekistan’s living heritage

07 October 2013 - Preparing nominations: Caribbean countries strengthen their capacities

30 September 2013 - Inventorying of living heritage presses on in Belize

27 September 2013 - Intangible cultural heritage inventorying sees results in Argentina

16 September 2013 - Taking stock of UNESCO’s capacity-building strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean

12 September 2013 - Training of trainers on inventorying living heritage with the School of African Heritage (EPA)

04 September 2013 - Jamaica pushes on with the inventory of its living heritage

13 August 2013 - Senegal launches an inventory of its traditional music

02 August 2013 - Capacity-building efforts continue in Portuguese-speaking African countries

24 July 2013 - Digitization of Sudan folklore and traditional music archives

18 July 2013 - Bangladesh on the right track

02 July 2013 - Four communities in Uganda commence inventory making of their intangible cultural heritage

20 June 2013 - Inventorying of living heritage builds momentum in Trinidad and Tobago

17 June 2013 - Taking stock in Chengdu of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention’s first decade – and its future

17 June 2013 - El Salvador: first community-based inventorying experiences of intangible cultural heritage following the ratification of the Convention

12 June 2013 - Lao PDR on its way for safeguarding its rich intangible cultural heritage through community-based inventorying

31 May 2013 - Eight communities in northern Malawi mobilised for inventorying their living heritage

27 May 2013 - Kyrgyzstan on its way to prepare nominations to the 2003 Convention

23 May 2013 - Intangible cultural heritage: New strategies for sustainable development, tourism and partnerships

13 May 2013 - UNESCO supports Burkina Faso for the safeguarding of its intangible heritage

06 May 2013 - Southern Africa: Towards a sub-regional capacity-building strategy for intangible cultural heritage

30 April 2013 - Haiti: on the road to effective and sustainable implementation of the Convention

26 April 2013 - Namibia: scaling up the inventorying of intangible cultural heritage

11 April 2013 - Guatemala lays the foundation for effective and sustainable implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

10 April 2013 - Tajikistan strengthening its national capacities for safeguarding living heritage

20 March 2013 - Central America: capacity-building programme for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage kicked-off

08 March 2013 - Dominican Republic sets off on the path of implementing the 2003 Convention

06 March 2013 - Cambodia reorienting its methods of inventorying living heritage

27 February 2013 - Inscriptions in 2014: the deadline is approaching!

26 February 2013 - Intangible cultural heritage inventorying underway in Latin America

18 February 2013 - Laying the groundwork for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Haiti

04 February 2013 - Waiting for your events! Don’t be left out!

08 January 2013 - The challenges of capacity building in the Arab world

07 December 2012 - Closing of the Seventh Session of the Committee

13 November 2012 - MEDLIHER: four years of cooperation for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in the Mediterranean

09 November 2012 - Partnering with youth for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

31 October 2012 - On the right track?

17 October 2012 - What is the right scale or scope of an element?

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

10 October 2012 - 7th session of the Committee coming soon

01 October 2012 - Good news for living heritage in the Caribbean

20 September 2012 - A new momentum for living heritage in Central American countries

14 September 2012 - A film and an exhibition to celebrate the Mediterranean intangible cultural heritage

16 August 2012 - Partnering with youth for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

06 July 2012 - Partnerships for Inventorying Mediterranean Living Heritage

25 May 2012 - What future for the Convention?

03 May 2012 - South-East Europe tuned in the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

18 April 2012 - Fifty five new files for the intangible cultural heritage lists: Africa in the lead

05 April 2012 - First activity to strengthen capacities for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Kazakhstan thanks to Norway

04 April 2012 - Strategic partnership for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage in Africa

22 March 2012 - Communities in Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan to embark on the inventorying of their living heritage

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