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The Empaako Traditional Naming Practice in Uganda

Youth learning about the value of the Empaako trees ENHANCING THE VISIBILITY OF INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE: THE EMPAAKO TRADITIONAL NAMING PRACTICE IN UGANDA By Emily Drani, The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (see below for the summary in French) Intangible cultural heritage in the Ugandan context What is in a name?…
ICH NGO Forum
November 13, 2015
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2ND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS ICH NGO SYMPOSIUM

Send your proposal to ichngoforum@gmail.com putting forward a vision, reflection or proposal on the subject of the Symposium 'Towards a code of ethics for ICH NGOs ?' Max. 300 words - by 13th of November, 2015 - 4 presentations will be selected for presentation on the Symposium. * Used language…
ICH NGO Forum
November 4, 2015
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Museums Galleries Scotland

Museums Galleries Scotland (or MGS) is the National Development Body for the museums and galleries sector in Scotland. We are also the first accredited ICH NGO in the UK. We act as the representative for Scotland’s museums and galleries, custodians of Scotland’s rich and diverse intangible and tangible cultural heritage…
ICH NGO Forum
November 2, 2015
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Newsletter ICH NGO Forum – October 2015

2016 ICH NGO SYMPOSIUM - 'Towards a code of ethics for ICH NGOs ?' The Ich Ngo Symposium on Sunday 29th of November - from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm, takes place at the UNESCO conference venue in Windhoek, Namibia. Registration NOW OPEN The Registration for the 2016 ICH NGO Forum General Meeting…
ICH NGO Forum
October 26, 2015
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ICH NGO FORUM SYMPOSIUM – PROGRAM & TIME SCHEDULE

ICH NGO FORUM SYMPOSIUM  PROGRAM & TIME SCHEDULE 29th of November 2015   MORNING PROGRAM General Meeting ICH NGO FORUM 10.00 am – 12.30 am (only open to members of the Forum) 10.00 am - WELCOME by Jorijn Neyrinck for the Organizing committee of the ICH NGO Forum 10.10 am - WORKING SESSION 1: Follow…
ICH NGO Forum
October 24, 2015
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In Edinburgh a Symposium on Intangible Cultural Heritage

An international symposium on Intangible Cultural Heritage in a multicultural context, exploring human rights issues. The keynote presentation will be delivered by Dr Janet Blake, consultant to UNESCO and contributor to the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. There will also be short presentations from…
ICH NGO Forum
September 29, 2015
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SAVE THE DATE – ICH NGO FORUM – 10.COM Namibia

Dear friends of the ICH NGO Forum, The Intergovernmental Committee Session 10.COM of the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage is approaching. This year's IGC 10.COM is organized in Namibia, Windhoek, 29th of November until 4th of December. The 2016 ICH NGO Forum General Meeting and…
ICH NGO Forum
September 24, 2015
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What does heritage change?

From June 6th to 10th 2016, the Canada Research Chair in Urban Heritage of UQAM’s School of Management, in collaboration with Concordia University and the Center for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, will host the Association of Critical Heritage Studies’ Biennial Conference under the theme “What does heritage change?”. More…
ICH NGO Forum
September 24, 2015
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International Festival of Street Games

TOCATÌ - International Festival of Street Games (Tòca-a-tì: : from the Verona dialect meaning “it’s your turn”) XIII Edition - 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th of September 2015 Verona – City centre - ITALY The 13th edition of Tocatì, International Festival of Street Games (17th, 18th, 19th and 20th of September…
ICH NGO Forum
September 16, 2015
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ICH and digital tools: an international seminar

Intangible cultural heritage and digital tools: Passing on, participative management, issues at stake Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 September 2015 - French centre for intangible cultural heritage (FCICH) - World Cultures Institute – Vitré (35) Fourth FCICH international seminar in collaboration with Geriico laboratory (Lille III University) with the support…
ICH NGO Forum
July 29, 2015
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International Cultural Forum WHYSEE2000

The International Cultural Forum WHYSEE2000 promoted by AIG (Italian Association Hotels for Youth) and by the Italy-Bulgaria Committee in collaboration with UNPLI (Italian network of Pro Loco associations), ANCI (National association of the Italian Municipalities), NAMRB (National Association of Municipalities Republic of Bulgaria), CLUJ2015 (European Capital of Youth 2015), with…
ICH NGO Forum
July 28, 2015
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The 1st International Conference of accredited NGOs

Presentation-of-conclusions-of-accredited-NGO The 1st International Conference of accredited NGOs reinforced dialogue with the UNESCO bodies gathered in Santa Susanna (Maresme, Catalonia), NGOs accredited by UNESCO for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) have established links and shared experiences. When a convention is created (the Safeguarding for ICH in this…
ICH NGO Forum
June 14, 2015
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Memória Imaterial CRL

Memória Imaterial CRL (Intangible Memory CRL) is the manager and responsible for MEMORIAMEDIA project - a web museum that produces, shows and shares videos, documentaries and studies related with intangible cultural heritage. The MEMORIAMEDIA project began in 2006 (formally in 2008) and has as main objectives: The research, inventorying, safeguarding…
ICH NGO Forum
May 20, 2015
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Catalonia ICH NGO Forum Conference

In June 2015 the ICH NGO Forum will be partner for an international meeting for Accredited NGOs, initiated by ENS de l'Associacionisme Cultural Català. The aim of the meeting is to take further steps in the organization of NGO activities contributing to the implementation of the 2003 Convention and in…
ICH NGO Forum
February 20, 2015
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ICHNGO Forum 2014 Symposium

The annual SYMPOSIUM of the forum that took place on November 23 offered a direct follow up of the decision made in the Baku Session by the IGC (DECISION 8.COM 5.c.1): Encouraging States Parties to ‘Promote increased NGO and community involvement in the development of policy, legislation, safeguarding plans and…
ICH NGO Forum
January 13, 2015
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ICH Ngo Forum 2014 Symposium – World Cafè report

World café summary from NGO Forum Sunday 23rd November The world café was held as part of the NGO forum day to which there were 95 participants from 38 countries. The purpose of the World café was to facilitate a discussion for such a large number of participants, normally groups…
ICH NGO Forum
January 13, 2015
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The report of the ICH NGO Forum at the 9.COM

(see below for the french version) Dear Mister Chair, Thank you for offering the floor to the ICH NGO Forum. We are very delighted to bring a report of the annual SYMPOSIUM of the forum taking place yesterday and bringing a direct follow up of the decision made in the…
ICH NGO Forum
November 24, 2014
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The programme of the 2014 Symposium

Symposium on the occasion of 9.COM Intergovernmental Committee Meeting of the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage 23 November 2014 Maison des associations du 7ème arrondissement, 4, rue Amélie, 75007 Paris (see below for the frech text)         PURPOSE of the Symposium The 2003 Convention…
ICH NGO Forum
November 21, 2014
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Brokers, Facilitators and Mediation

Brokers, Facilitators and Mediation. Critical Success (F)Actors for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. A new publication on cultural brokerage and safeguarding intangible heritage. The 2003 UNESCO Convention for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage and the subsequent versions of the Operational Directives have significant effects on cultural heritage practices…
ICH NGO Forum
November 21, 2014
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

LECA

LECA was founded in 1992 as an ethnology organisation. Currently LECA is acknowledged by the Flemish secretary of Culture as the expertise centre on the culture of everyday life in Flanders, with a distinct focus on the heritage of festivities and rituals and the tradition bearers concerned. With the 2003…
ICH NGO Forum
November 20, 2014
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Norwegian Folk Art and Craft Association

Since 1910 The Norwegian Folk Art and Craft Association have been keeping folk art and crafts vital and continuously developing. As a non-governmental organization with more than 24 000 members, we are the main organization in Norway working to promote crafts locally and nationally, and to improve the awareness and the…
ICH NGO Forum
November 20, 2014
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Symposium of the ICH NGO FORUM

SYMPOSIUM OF THE ICH NGO FORUM PARIS, 23 november 2014 (For the french version see below) SYMPOSIUM ICH NGO FORUM INVITATION And CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS by NGOs and States Parties representatives What are the roles and contributions of ICH NGO’s in the development of public policies, legislation, safeguarding and sustainable…
ICH NGO Forum
November 10, 2014
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The international conference “Cutting Edge Craftmanship”

The international conference "Cutting Edge Craftmanship" will be held on November 21st in Brussels. The Conference "Cutting-edge apprenticeship" explores what a Living Human Treasures Programme (UNESCO) has to offer and relates diverse international experiences to opportunities for policy developments in Flanders (Belgium). In the Morning session international speakers reflect on…
ICH NGO Forum
November 9, 2014
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ICH-related research: a working bibliography

ICH-related research: a working bibliography A working bibliography focusing on issues relating broadly to the implementation of the UNESCO Intangible Heritage Convention and related legal instruments, and the safeguarding of intangible heritage at international and national or local levels has recently been published. It was initiated by Harriet Deacon and…
ICH NGO Forum
November 6, 2014