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Latin America and the CaribbeanNGOs

Embodying Reconciliation / Cuerpos para la Reconciliación

Embodying Reconciliation-Cuerpos para la Reconciliación, is a non-profit organization that works in five lines of action: peacebuilding, reconciliation through Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), corporalities, interculturality and memory. We are a specialized team that works in the areas of: dance anthropology, social anthropology, psychology, social communication and technological development. Since 2016,…
ICH NGO Forum
August 25, 2022
Arab StatesNGOs

Cross Arts Cultural Association

Cross-Arts Cultural Association, NGO registered in Lebanon as No.43/2010, was founded in order to develop Youth, Children and Women capacities in self-expression, dialogue and citizenship through arts and cultural activities (especially thru Arts and ICH). Its projects and activities aim to mitigate all forms of violence, raise individual and collective…
ICH NGO Forum
August 25, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Konstelacio

Konstelacio has been working for 11 years to promote dialogue between cultures and diversity. Our nonprofit organisation talks about open-mindedness, respect of our differences, safeguarding of our intangible heritage, stereotypes and prejudice, discrimination... through educational workshops adapted to children and teenagers' needs as well as education professionals. Konstelacio forges ties,…
ICH NGO Forum
August 25, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Art for Refugees in Transition

Art for Refugees in Transition (A.R.T.) helps rebuild individual and community identity for refugees worldwide. Drawing upon the indigenous art forms of each community, A.R.T.s programs are designed to enable the elders of a culture to educate and incorporate the younger generation in their cultural traditions. By developing self-sustaining curricula…
ICH NGO Forum
July 28, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Ethnographic Centre of the Campane Islands

The Ceic - Centro Etnografico delle Isole Campane-Istituto di studi storici e antropologici (Ethnographic Centre of the Campane Islands) - promotes studies and research for the knowledge and enhancement of the intangible cultural heritage of the Campania region and the Mediterranean. It organizes conferences, festivals, study courses. It has an archive…
ICH NGO Forum
July 6, 2022
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Institute for Intangible Cultural Heritage

Institute for Intangible Cultural Heritage (Somut Olmayan Kültürel Miras Derneği) As it is stated in the second article of Regulations of the Institute, we are determined to research and conduct training activities within the context of oral traditions and expressions, preforming arts, social practices, rituals and festive events, knowledge and…
ICH NGO Forum
December 21, 2021
AfricaNGOs

West Africa Coalition for Indigenous People’s Rights (WACIPR)

The objectives of the West Africa Coalition for indigenous peoples Rights WACIPR include: 1. Authentication: The NGO continually seeks and advocates that the traditional knowledge and folklore of the over one hundred and forty – seven indigenous communities in which it executes its mandate, are authenticated to belong to the communities.…
ICH NGO Forum
December 10, 2021
NGOs

Sozopol Foundation

Sozopol Foundation: • Promoting public empathy of the environmental protection, preservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage. Introduction of good practices and innovative methods in pursuit of these objectives; • Promotion of material and spiritual values, conducting training at levels relevant to all age groups and supporting international cooperation in…
ICH NGO Forum
December 3, 2021
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Indonesian National Wayang Secretariat

SENA WANGI (Indonesian National Wayang Secretariat) is a social cultural organization established on 12 th August 1975. The organization is domiciled in Jakarta, with the basic task of coordinating activities for conservation and development of wayang and the art of puppet performances in Indonesia. SENA WANGI is the national secretariat…
ICH NGO Forum
November 22, 2021
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association Nationale Cultures du Monde

Conserver, utiliser et diffuser les cultures traditionnelles et populaires selon la définition de l'Unesco - Favoriser la recherche, la sauvegarde, la promotion du patrimoine immatériel - Promouvoir l'expression vivante des cultures traditionnelles et populaires - Favoriser les échanges sur le plan national entre les associations françaises de culture traditionnelle et…
ICH NGO Forum
November 22, 2021
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

The Finnish Crafts Organization Taito

The Finnish Crafts Organization Taito was formed in 1913. It is an umbrella organisation that together with the regional Taito crafts associations, form the Taito Group. The Taito Group has the entire country as its working area, consisting of sixteen crafts associations which have more than a hundred locations. The…
ICH NGO Forum
June 10, 2021
AfricaNGOs

African Cultural Regeneration Institute (ACRI)

The mission and vision of ACRI is to recreate, revitalize and promote African culture by identifying viable indigenous cultural patrimony for incorporation in articulating the importance of the socio-cultural identities of the human society and promoting sustainable development within the prospects of the emerging global civilization.ACRI has been involved in…
ICH NGO Forum
April 6, 2021
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Heritage Saskatchewan

Through our research, leadership and community resilience, Heritage Saskatchewan informs new thinking about heritage. In turn, we sharing our knowledge with the people of Saskatchewan to strengthen our collective ability to lead, collaborate, develop, and promote living heritage and ICH in our province.Year of accreditation: 2020 Main domain(s) of the ngo’s…
ICH NGO Forum
March 10, 2021
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

CRIA – Centre for Research in Anthropology

The Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA) is an interuniversity R&D unit founded in 2007 and hosted by four Portuguese universities (ISCTE-IUL, NOVA FCSH, University of Coimbra and University of Minho) that was accredited consultant NGO for the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of ICH in 2012 and integrated the…
ICH NGO Forum
December 16, 2020
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Indigenous Cultural Society

Indigenous Cultural Society is a wholistic, ecumenical and culture revitalizing NGO. The Society was initially formed in the year 1997 under the name ‘Rural Welfare Society', and registered under the Government of Nagaland, Registered Society Act 1860 Regd. No. H/RS-1620 dated 17/01/98. Gradually as society grew healthier with increasing activities…
ICH NGO Forum
December 16, 2020
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Pacific Traditions Society

The Pacific Traditions Society supports initiatives in research and educational programs in ancient voyaging knowledge and practice. Year of accreditation: 2020 Main domain(s) of the ngo's activities: oral traditions and expressions, social practices, rituals and festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe, traditional craftsmanship Main country where…
ICH NGO Forum
December 15, 2020
AfricaNGOs

Mamelomaso: Sauvegarde, restauration et valorisation du patrimoine culturel de Madagascar

Sauvegarde, restauration et valorisation du patrimoine culturel de Madagascar. Par le biais de: formations, conférences, expositions, expositions, restauration de monuments, promotion du patrimoine immatériel. Year of accreditation: 2020 Main domain(s) of the ngo's activities: oral traditions and expressions, social practices, rituals and festive events, traditional craftsmanship Main country where the…
ICH NGO Forum
December 13, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association of Croatian Amateur Cultural Clubs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Objectives: Care to preserve original national costumes, requisites, instruments, customs, music, dance and the overall folk creativity; Stimulation, protection, promotion and supervision of the work of cultural clubs- members of the association; Care for and participation in organizing social events and competitions; Organizing the education of professional workers, activities on…
ICH NGO Forum
December 12, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

SAVE Foundation

SAVE Foundation acts as European umbrella organisation for the promotion and coordination of activities for the conservation of agricultural diversity and heritage throughout Europe. The traditional farmers’ knowledge is an important cornerstone of this work. An inextricable link lies between human culture and agrobiodiversity. This is taken into account in…
ICH NGO Forum
October 12, 2020
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Craft Revival Trust

Craft Revival Trust (CRT) set up in 1999 as a registered non-profit is mandated on the principal that access to knowledge and its dissemination form the vital core of sustaining, promoting and safeguarding craft heritage. CRT believes that this investment empowers and strengthens the cultural diversity of individuals, communities and…
ICH NGO Forum
September 5, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Associació d’Estudis Fallers (AdEF)

The objective of the Associació d’Estudis Fallers (AdEF) is mainly the study of the Fallas Festival, urban festival from València and others cities through the region. It is linked to European Carnival festivities, has important components of popular satire, festive sociability, artistic expression, artisan practices and singular techniques. It is…
ICH NGO Forum
July 1, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Traditional Arts Association

Traditional Arts Associationis a nonprofit civil organization established in 2007. It aims at ensuring the development of traditional arts in Turkey, spreading art awareness,contributing to its promotion, supporting education and production within this domain and gathering the practicing academicians, artists, students and other interested people in traditional arts under one…
ICH NGO Forum
April 22, 2020
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Silambam Asia

Indian Traditional Arts (Kuttu Varisai, Silambam, Traditional Yoga and Varma Kalai) of Education, Cultural, Arts and Sports for Women, Child, Adults. Year of accreditation: 2019 Main domain(s) of the ngo's activities: performing arts, social practices, rituals and festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe Main country where…
ICH NGO Forum
January 9, 2020
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF)

The International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) is a pluridisciplinary organization centered in the twin fields of ethnology and folklore in their various denominations, within the larger family of anthropological and cultural-historical disciplines. The principal mission is to gather scholars from its fields; to provide platforms for critical debate,…
ICH NGO Forum
December 18, 2019