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16.COM: all meetings will be held online!

Dear ICH NGO Forum members, We are writing to inform you that all of the ICH NGO Forum meetings will be held online.The Secretarait of the ICH Convention advised us yesterday of this decision. We are currently revising the programme of activities to adapt it to this new situation. Please…
ICH NGO Forum
December 3, 2021
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ICH NGO Forum’s report and documents of the 16th session

The present document brings to the attention of the Committee the report by the ICH NGO Forum on its activities in 2020-2021, following the decision of the Committee at its fifteenth session to examine this report under a stand-alone agenda item for the second consecutive year (Decision 15.COM 6  1. The…
ICH NGO Forum
November 24, 2021
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Call for Candidates for the Steering Committee

 (French version follows / La version française suit) Only for accredited NGOs  Dear NGO members, The Electoral Board is pleased to launch the call for candidates for the ICH NGO Forum Steering Committee. The four newly elected members shall represent the regions of Eastern Europe, Africa, Arab States, Latin America and…
ICH NGO Forum
October 19, 2021
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24th september 2021 – Living Heritage included in museums

A pilot project on integrating living heritage in museum's collection planning and management For the past two years, Workshop Intangible Heritage (and partners) has worked together with a Learning Network of 25 Flemish national and regional museums to take the first steps into the integration of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) in collection and…
ICH NGO Forum
September 23, 2021
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Jeonju International Awards for Promoting ICH – 7th October 2021

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 model safeguarding practices of Intangible…
ICH NGO Forum
September 10, 2021
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Call for the 2021 ICH NGO Forum Election Board

(French version follows / La version française suit) The ICH NGO Forum has opened a call for candidates to sit on the 2021 ICH NGO Forum Election Board. Applications must be submitted before 31August 2021 midnight. The ICH NGO Forum Election Board is responsible for organizing and overseeing elections for the ICH…
ICH NGO Forum
August 23, 2021
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In memory of Albert van der Zeijden (1957-2021)

Dr. Albertus Theodorus van der Zeijden Utrecht, May 7, 1957 - Alkmaar, July 30, 2021 It is with dismay and great sorrow that we learned of the sudden death of Dr. Albert van der Zeijden, which occurred on Friday July 30, 2021. Very enterprising and dynamic, Albert created and chaired…
ICH NGO Forum
August 9, 2021
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29 June: Teaching and learning with living heritage

A webinar on ‘Teaching and learning with living heritage’ will allow European teachers and students to share their experience on 29 June 2021 from 3 to 5 p.m. (Paris time). This event concludes the project ‘Engaging Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable Europe’ implemented jointly by UNESCO and the European…
ICH NGO Forum
June 28, 2021
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Singapore Hawker Culture: a webinar series

Date: Thursday, 10 June 2021 Time: 4 pm to 6 pm (GMT +0800) Hawker Culture reflects a living heritage that resonates with people from all walks of life in Singapore. In celebration of the successful inscription of Hawker Culture onto the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, the National…
ICH NGO Forum
May 28, 2021
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Webinar European Youth and Heritage – 23 April 2021

Voir la version française plus bas Dear representatives of NGOs accredited to the 2003 Convention Committee in Europe region, In 2019, the European Young Heritage Professionals Forum brought together 28 young heritage professionals to address challenges they face in safeguarding of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, and to explore innovative…
ICH NGO Forum
April 21, 2021
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Call for Working Group on Article 21

(voir ci-dessous pour la version française) Call to all Accredited NGOs At its General Meeting in 2019, the ICH NGO Forum decided, on an exceptional basis, to suspend the application of article 21 of the Bylaws until the next General Assembly of the ICH NGO Forum. Article 21: Members of…
ICH NGO Forum
February 16, 2021
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Community Heritage, Intellectual Property Protection and Sustainable Development in India – February 2 and 3

Contact Base and Coventry University UK are organising two webinars on ICH, IP, Cultural Tourism and Sustainable Development as part of dissemination events for a British Academy funded project on "Celebrating Local Stewardship in a Global Market: Community Heritage, Intellectual Property Protection and Sustainable Development in India". The project involved the…
ICH NGO Forum
January 26, 2021
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UNESCO Webinar: Monitoring Living Heritage in Education

(voir ci-dessous pour la version française) The webinar ‘Monitoring Living Heritage in Education: Contributing to Heritage Safeguarding and to Achieving SDG 4’ takes place on 26 January, 2021, 13.00-14.30 CET. The webinar is organized by UNESCO, hosted by the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in Asia-Pacific…
ICH NGO Forum
January 22, 2021
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The new Steering Committee of the ICH NGO Forum

After finishing our General Assembly, we would like to thank the Steering Committee members who finished their cycle, their hard work and commitment has made us stronger: Asia and the Pacific: Mr. Donghwan Choi – CICS, Center for Intangible Cultural Studies - (Republic of Korea) Western Europe and North America:…
ICH NGO Forum
December 17, 2020
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ICH NGO Forum Symposium on ICH & tourism – 13 december 2020

Making ICH tourism more sustainable and regenerative in post-pandemic situations Online symposium on Sunday, 13 December, 1.30-3.00 pm To attend the Symposium use this link via Zoom (Meeting ID: 833 8803 5609 - Passcode: 294752) During the Intergovernmental Committee Meeting in Bogotá it was decided that the ICH NGO Forum should…
ICH NGO Forum
December 5, 2020
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Intergovernmental Committee: online from 14 to 19 december 2020

The 15th session of the Intergovernmental Committee of the 2003 Convention to be held fully online, from 14 to 19 December 2020. After broad consultations, the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has decided to continue with the organization of the 15th session of…
ICH NGO Forum
November 17, 2020
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Second Call for Candidates for the Steering Committee

(voir ci-dessous pour la version française) Only for accredited NGOs​ Dear NGO members, The Electoral Board is making a second call  for candidates for the ICH NGO Forum Steering Committee as there was no application from Africa (Group Va). The four newly elected members shall represent the regions of Africa, Asian and Pacific states,…
ICH NGO Forum
November 16, 2020