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March 16, 2023 in News

Wiki Loves Living Heritage Launch Event – 17 March 2023

In 2023, Wiki Loves Living Heritage celebrates living heritage on the 20th anniversary of the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Share your living heritage by participating in the Wiki Loves Living Heritage campaign, and join with numerous heritage practitioners and communities, Wikimedia volunteers, NGOs…
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March 9, 2023 in News

15 March 2023 – Info session on the process of accreditation of NGOs

The Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the auspices of Unesco Centre Sofia in collaboration with the ICH NGO Forum of NGOs accredited to the 2003 Convention is pleased to announce the Info Session on the process of accreditation of NGOs providing advisory…
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February 23, 2023 in News

The 2023 Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage

The purpose of the Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage is to encourage the model safeguarding practices of Intangible Cultural Heritage in the global community regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, race, age, gender, or any other political, social, economic or cultural orientation. The applications are open for download…
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February 16, 2023 in Call for articles, News

Request of contribution to ICH Courier 2023

ICH Courier, it is a quarterly magazine that provides news and information about intangible cultural heritage in the Asia-Pacific region. It is distributed to the public, relevant ICH institutes, UNESCO offices and centers, and other culture-related organizations. It will be a great chance to share your expertise. Below are the…
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Safeguarding living cultural traditions

NGOs are a pillar for the safeguarding of the World’s living traditions, together with the holders of these traditions and the States. The Forum also welcomes NGOs that are active in the field of ICH and are in the process of accreditation.


Institut National des Métiers dArt (INMA)

Founded in 1889, the French Savoir-Faire Institute is a non-profit association under the triple-aegis of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Education. It conducts a support policy for artistic crafts as well as Living Heritage Companies. It actively participates in the promotion of French…
Arab States

Saudi Heritage Preservation Society

The Saudi Heritage Preservation Society was established in 2010 and is a civil society and a non-governmental organization concerned with meeting the needs of society in preserving heritage, safeguarding it, and raising awareness of it and transmitting it among generations. Year of accreditation: 2016 Main domain(s) of the ngo's activities:…
Asia and the Pacific

Anatolian Handicrafts Conservation and Development Association

The purpose of our organization is to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage of Turkish traditional arts, which are known to live in Anatolia and are about to be forgotten, and to bring various arts and crafts to light, to keep them alive and to transmit them to future generations. At…

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Sharing Experience

Share knowledge from fieldwork in communities and with practitioners, between the UNESCO accredited NGOs and experts, in order to learn from each other.