Tell your #livingheritage Story—ICH through the Eyes of Youth

UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, to emphasize the relevance of intangible cultural heritage in contemporary society and the importance of its intergenerational transmission, created a series of audiovisual stories on how young people engage with intangible cultural heritage. These clips were produced...

Survey on Lighter Ways of Sharing ICH Safeguarding Practices

For more than ten years, the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has been implemented worldwide. Many organizations and institutions have been developing activities at different scales and in multiple domains to address complex situations. How...

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...

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