Services and training

The number of countries benefitting from comprehensive multi-year capacity-building projects stands at 64 (November 2013). Needs assessments are carried out, resources mobilized and multi-year projects designed and implemented, all tailored to the needs of each beneficiary country.

While workshops and training activities are the most visible landmarks within the capacity-building strategy, there are several other types of modalities including policy review, guided pilot activities, consultation and advisory services that are built into capacity-building projects.

Typical capacity-building country project extending from 18 to 36 months

47 element(s)

Workshop in Mozambique: towards a national strategy for the safeguarding of cultural intangible heritage27-10-2014/01-11-2014, Chinhambudzi, Manica and Maputo (Mozambique)

Capacity-building workshop on ICH community-based inventorying05/15-09-2014, Bamako (Mali)

Tunisia: INV workshop21/28-06-2014, Kerkennah (Tunisia)

National Consultation for Strengthening Capacities to Safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development in Ethiopia10/11-06-2014, Adama (Ethiopia)

Morocco: workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention26/30-03-2014, Agadir (Morocco)

Strengthening sub-regional Cooperation and National Capacities in Seven Southern African Countries for implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage18/20-03-2014, Harare (Zimbabwe)

Inventory workshop in Mauritania04/11-03-2014, Aleg (Mauritania)

Tunisia: workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention at the national level 26-01-2014/01-02-2014, Matmata (Tunisia)

Mauritania: workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention at the national level 22/26-10-2013, Kaédi (Mauritania)

Formation de formateurs sur l’élaboration d’inventaires du patrimoine culturel immatériel avec la participation des communautés16/23-09-2013, Porto-Novo (Benin)

Mozambique: workshop on community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage12/21-08-2013, Manica (Mozambique)

Mozambique: workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention at the national level 05/09-08-2013, Maputo (Mozambique)

Sub-regional worskhop on ICH strategy and capacity building: focus on national training of trainers process30-04-2013/02-05-2013, Harare (Zimbabwe)

Namibia: rolling out the capacity building strategy at the national level 08/19-04-2013, Waterberg (Namibia)

Bagamoyo: how to prepare nominations files10/14-12-2012, Bagamoyo (United Republic of Tanzania)

Review meeting on the implementation of the 2003 Convention with Directors of Culture27/28-11-2012, Nairobi (Kenya)

Youth Forum in Central Africa: awareness-raising on Intangible Cultural Heritage19-11-2012, Brazzaville (Congo)

Ratification in Benin - what’s next?19/23-11-2012, Porto-Novo (Benin)

Youth Forum in Central Africa for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage19-11-2012/23-09-2013, Brazzaville (Congo)

Sao Tome and Principe embarks on an intangible heritage safeguarding project01/06-10-2012, São Tomé (Sao Tome and Principe)

Moroni’s working on the implementation of the 2003 Convention24/28-09-2012, Moroni (Comoros)

Capacity building review meeting in Harare on elaborating policy and legal framework for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage03/07-09-2012, Harare (Zimbabwe)

Exploring the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Nile’s banks: Inventorying activity in the governorate of Damietta, Egypt
14/18-07-2012, Damietta (Egypt)

Abuja: introducing the 2003 Convention01-07-2012, Abuja (Nigeria)

Strengthening capacities of African Universities in intangible cultural heritage18/22-06-2012, Mombasa (Kenya)

Capacity building workshop on preparing nominations to the lists of the 2003 Convention11/15-06-2012, Harare (Zimbabwe)

A series of local workshops on inventorying intangible heritage kicks off in Gabon04-06-2012/10-08-2012, Lambarene, Koula-Moutou, Mouila and Oyem (Gabon)

Botswana takes another step to safeguard its living heritage with the training of community members and government officials16/20-04-2012, Gaborone (Botswana)

Institutional Capacity Building for the Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage: Training of technical staff of the School of African Heritage11/17-04-2012, Porto-Novo (Benin)

Zambia hosts workshop to strengthen capacity to safeguard its living heritage26/30-03-2012, Lusaka (Zambia)

Zimbabwe mobilizes communities, traditional chiefs, academia and government officials to safeguard its intangible cultural heritage19/23-03-2012, Harare (Zimbabwe)

Malawi welcomes workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention to strengthen its capacity to safeguard its living heritage12/16-03-2012, Lilongwe (Malawi)

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

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

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)

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

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 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)

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

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)

Windhoek hosts workshop on the elaboration of the nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List29-11-2010/03-12-2010, Windhoek (Namibia)

Implementation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention through the preparation of inventories20/23-09-2010, Libreville (Gabon)