Integrating intangible cultural heritage in education: Intersectoral meeting with education institutes and programmes

This event will bring together UNESCO colleagues from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Section and the Education Sector programmes and institutes to engage in sharing, discussion and planning around the mutually beneficial relationship between these two fields within the context of Sustainable Development Goal 4 on quality education.
The main objectives of the meeting are to:
• Establish a shared conceptual understanding of the mutually beneficial relationship between intangible cultural heritage and education;
• Share concrete experiences through discussion and presentations that break down the mutually beneficial relationship by key themes of Sustainable Development Goal 4;
• Discuss the contribution of intangible cultural heritage to the global monitoring of target 4.7; and
• Define areas of possible collaboration for 2018–2021.


Type of Event Internal meeting
Start 17.05.2017 07:30 local time
End 19.05.2017 15:30 local time
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Focal point Schnuttgen, Susanne
Organizer UNESCO
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Room Room VI
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 35
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