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

17 element(s)

Palestinian Law on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage18/19-05-2015, Ramallah (Palestine)

ADTCA needs assessment in Sudan03/10-04-2015, Khartoum (Sudan)

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

Regional workshop: conceptual and legal frameworks for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage in the Arab region 05/09-05-2014, Kuwait (Kuwait)

Iraq: Workshop on the Implementation of the 2003 Convention13/17-04-2014, Erbil (Iraq)

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

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)

The challenges of capacity building in the Arab world14/17-01-2013, Doha (Qatar)

Byblos: how to prepare nominations for the lists of the 2003 Convention12/14-10-2012, Byblos (Lebanon)

Another step in the safeguarding of Jordan’s living heritage: understanding the nominations’ process
07/11-10-2012, Amman (Jordan)

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

Madaba, a pilot region for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Jordan12/20-07-2012, Madaba (Jordan)

Encountering Zajal Poetry: Training Communities for its Inventory in Lebanon29-06-2012/03-07-2012, Beirut (Lebanon)

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

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