Culture Related Category 2 Centres and Institutes

Culture Sector

1. International Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilizations (IISNC), Ulan Bator, Mongolia

2. Nordic World Heritage Foundation (NWHF), Oslo, Norway

3. Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Latin America (CRESPIAL), Cuzco, Peru

4. Regional Centre for Book Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLALC) Bogotá, Colombia

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5. International Centre for Underwater Archaeology (ICUA), Zadar, Croatia

6. World Heritage Institute of Training and Research Institute for the Asia and the Pacific Region (WHITR-AP), China

7. African World Heritage Fund (AWHF), South Africa 

8. Institute for African culture and International Understanding Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria

9. International Training Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia and the Pacific Region, China

10. International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region, Republic of Korea

11. International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region, Japan

12. Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH), Bahrain

13. Regional Heritage Management Training Centre, Brazil

14. Regional Research centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran 

15. Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Sofia, Bulgaria

16. Regional World Heritage Institute, Zacatecas, Mexico 

17. Regional Centre for the Living Arts in Africa, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

18. Vigdis International Centre for Multilingualism and Intercultural Understanding, Reykjavik, Iceland

19. International Museum for Women in the Arts (IMWA), Amman, Jordan

20. Regional Centre for Contemporary Art, Doha, Qatar

21. International Center for Rock Art and the World Heritage Convention, Spain

22. International Centre on the Economics of Culture and World Heritage Studies, Turin, Italy 

23. Centre on World Natural Heritage Management and Training for the Asia and Pacific region, Dehradun, India



24. Regional Centre for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Africa, Algiers, Algeria

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