8th Annual Regional Meeting of the SEE experts network on Intangible Cultural Heritage

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This is the latest in a series of meetings set up as a platform to reinforce cooperation among countries of the South East European (SEE) region on the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage; and to share experiences on issues including: inventory policies, training and capacity-building, the role and involvement of the local communities, the transnational dimension of intangible cultural heritage, the management of sustainable cultural tourism, etc.

As discussed during last year’s meeting in Sofia, the main thematic topic for this session will be “Intangible Cultural Heritage: Youth, transmission and education”.

The meeting will be attended by experts in representation of the ministries of culture of Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria, Croatia; Cyprus; Greece; Montenegro; Republic of Moldova; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia; The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Turkey, as well as by international experts and representatives from neighbouring countries.

Previous editions were held in: Arbanassi, Bulgaria, June 2007; Safranbolu, Turkey, May 2008; Zagreb, Croatia, April 2009; Râmnicu-Vâlcea, Romania, May 2010; Belgrade, Serbia, May 2011; Athens, Greece, May 2012; and Sofia, Bulgaria, May 2013.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 15.05.2014 09:00 local time
End 16.05.2014 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point ROSATI, Matteo
Organizer Cyprus (Ministry of Education and Culture, and National Commission for UNESCO)
Contact Matteo Rosati at m.rosati@unesco.org
Country Cyprus
City Limassol
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website UNESCO Venice Office
Link 1 News - "Enhancing regional cooperation on intangible cultural heritage in South-East Europe"
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