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

36 element(s)

Joint training on the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Dutch Caribbean islands08/12-09-2014, Phillipsburg (Sint Maarten)

Curaçao national consultation meeting 24/25-06-2014, Willemstad (Curaçao)

Review meeting: safeguarding intangible cultural heritage of Belize, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago 10/11-06-2014, Kingston (Jamaica)

Workshop on community-based inventorying in Dominican Republic31-03-2014, Baní (Dominican Republic)

Workshop on community-based inventorying in Guatemala25-02-2014/04-03-2014, Guatemala (Guatemala)

Training on the implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage at the national level in Eastern Cuba11/14-02-2014, Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)

Training on the use of the mechanisms of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage 14/22-10-2013, Santiago del Estero and Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Training on the use of the mechanisms of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage 07/11-10-2013, La Havana (Cuba)

Inventorying the living heritage of Belize01-10-2013, Orange Walk (Belize)

Global Strategy for Strengthening National Capacities for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage: Latin America and the Caribbean Review Meeting17/19-09-2013, Cuzco (Peru)

Jamaica pushes on with the inventory of its living heritage04/13-09-2013, Kingston (Jamaica)

Training on the use of the mechanisms of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Central America29-07-2013/02-08-2013, Managua (Nicaragua)

Inventorying of living heritage in Trinidad and Tobago
22-06-2013/01-07-2013, Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)

Training on inventorying intangible cultural heritage in El Salvador with the participation of the community of Conchagua17/25-06-2013, San Salvador (El Salvador)

Workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention at the national level in Cap Haïtien (Haiti)13/17-05-2013, Cap Haïtien (Haiti)

Workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention at the national level in Les Cayes (Haiti)06/10-05-2013, Les Cayes (Haiti)

Workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention at the national level in Guatemala15/17-04-2013, Guatemala (Guatemala)

Workshop on the implementation of the 2003 Convention at the national level in Honduras18/22-03-2013, Tegucigalpa (Honduras)

Dominican Republic on the road to the implementation of the 2003 Convention11/15-03-2013, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

Cuba: communities involved in the inventory of the rural festivities of Red and Blue bands of Majagua28-02-2013/05-03-2013, Majagua, Ciego de Ávila (Cuba)

A step further in the identification of intangible cultural heritage in Argentina25-02-2013/01-03-2013, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Safeguarding “living heritage” of Jamaica10/14-12-2012, Kingston (Jamaica)

Caribbean Youth Forum on Intangible Cultural Heritage20/24-11-2012, St. George’s (Grenada)

Preparing the inventory in the Matanzas Province, Cuba12/21-11-2012, Matanzas (Cuba)

Safeguarding of living heritage builds in Belize!05/09-11-2012, Belize City (Belize)

Capacity building for officers of the cultural heritage area in the Ministry of Culture in Colombia (2 workshops)22/25-10-2012, Bogota (Colombia)

Capacity building for officers of the cultural heritage area in the Ministry of Cultures in Bolivia (3 workshops)15/19-10-2012, La Paz (Bolivia (Plurinational State of))

Heritage policy advice in Aruba15/17-10-2012, Oranjestad (Aruba)

“Patrimonio Vivo”: three South American countries team up for the implementation of the 2003 Convention08/12-10-2012, Salta (Argentina)

Strengthening capacities for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage in Ecuador26/27-07-2012, Quito (Ecuador)

St. Kitts and Nevis hopes to soon ratify the 2003 Convention31-05-2012, Basseterre (Saint Kitts and Nevis)

The National Institute for Cultural Heritage and UNESCO join forces to improve safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Ecuador17/18-05-2012, Quito (Ecuador)

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)

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)

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH: training of trainers for Latin America and the Caribbean28-03-2011/01-04-2011, Havana (Cuba)

Sint Maarten national consultation meeting, Philipsburg (Sint Maarten)