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25 June 2014 - How to provide policy advice effectively?

What can we learn from other programmes and organizations to refine UNESCO’s approach to policy advice in the field of intangible cultural heritage? How can synergies can be created with the policy work undertaken under the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005)? These are among key questions of a one-day workshop that the Intangible Heritage Section is organizing on 25 June 2014 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris with the participation of colleagues working on the diversity of cultural expressions.

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