UNESCO Executive Appointments

UNESCO’s Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, announced the nomination of four new members of the Senior Management Team of the organization. Mr Xing Qu (China, 61 years old) as Deputy Director General. Former President of the Institute of International Studies of the Chinese...

Kiribati and Singapore Join the 2003 Convention

By depositing their instrument of ratification respectively on 2 January and 22 February, Kiribati and Singapore became the 176th and 177th States to join the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. As States Party to the...

2019 Cycle Nominations Deadline Extended to 3 April

UNESCO sets 3 April 2018 (by 6 pm Paris time) as the deadline for submitting the following forms: nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List and Representative List proposals to the Register for Good Safeguarding Practices Requests for International Assistance As...

UNESCO Released ICH and Youth Video Series

Despite the wide outreach and growing impact of the 2003 Convention among its 177 States Party, there is still a pressing need to raise public awareness, especially among the youth, about the dynamics of intangible cultural heritage and its relevance...

Republic of Mauritius to Host 13.COM

The next annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (13.COM) will take place from 26 November to 1 December 2018 in Port-Louis, Republic of Mauritius. This decision was taken in Jeju at the...

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