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ICH NGO Forum: a new call for the Arab States region

** La version française suit ** Dear members of the ICH NGO Forum, The Electoral Board is pleased to present the list of the eligible candidates for the 2019 elections of the Intangible Cultural Heritage NGO Forum Steering Committee, for the following regions: Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the…
ICH NGO Forum
November 13, 2019
NGOs

ICOM – International Council of Museums / Conseil International des musées

ICOM is an international professional non‐governmental organisation which brings together museums and museum professionals from all over the world. Through its network, made up from more than 44,500 members representing 138 countries and territories, ICOM is committed to the conservation, continuation and communication of the world’s natural and cultural heritage,…
ICH NGO Forum
October 23, 2019
AfricaNGOs

Engabu Za Tooro (Tooro Youth Platform for Action)

Stephen Rwagweri Atwoki facilitating during a workshop Working with clan leaders to adapt cultural values, practices and expression to supporting promotion of principles of sustainable development Engabu Za Tooro (Tooro Youth Platform for Action) has a mission of enhancing the vitality of culture through indigenous knowledge research, safeguarding heritage, development…
ICH NGO Forum
September 3, 2019
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association Île du Monde

Recherche Île du Monde association’s core expertise lies in safeguarding translocal Intangible Cultural Heritage (translocal ICH), meaning the ICH carried out by the migrant communities in their new urban environments, through a variety of tangible initiatives, from research-oriented projects to field work and cultural events. The association also conducts specific…
ICH NGO Forum
November 26, 2018
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

The Storytelling Network of Kronoberg

In the deep imaginations stimulating forests of Kronoberg, is where our NGO is based. Here we run the Land of Legends. Some of Sweden’s most influential storytellers have lived here, people have passed down legends of troll mountains, sacrifical springs, dragon treasures, magical trees and haunted manor houses. These fantastic…
ICH NGO Forum
November 20, 2018
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

INATEL Foundation – Fundação INATEL

The INATEL Foundation is a Portuguese organization that works in all areas of leisure, namely Culture, Sports and Tourism. This 83-year-old organization has 16 hotels, 2 campsites, 23 INATEL local units throughout the country, is a travel agency in the area of social and cultural tourism, holds a Theater in…
ICH NGO Forum
November 1, 2018
NewsNGOs

13COM: a reminder for the ngos from developing countries

Accredited NGOs from developing countries wishing to participate to 13COM in Mauritius are invited to apply for funding to the UNESCO Conventions 2003 Fund before 1st of October! Expenses incurred by participants will be borne by the organization they represent. Participation costs for representatives from accredited non-governmental organizations from developing countries may,…
ICH NGO Forum
September 27, 2018
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Aigine Cultural Research Center

Worshipping at the Site of Sacred Father Sadykan-Ata Aigine Cultural Research Center (Aigine CRC) works in the field of traditional knowledge, education, humanities and social research. Founded in 2004, the Center set a goal of studying and preserving natural and cultural heritage and diversity in Kyrgyzstan. Having started with primarily…
ICH NGO Forum
June 25, 2018
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Finnish Folk Music Institute

Teaching South African marimbas in Kaustinen schools following a co-operation project with a South African school marimba band, 2018. © Lauri Oino/Finnish Folk Music Institute archive. Finnish Folk Music Institute (est. 1974, Kansanmusiikki-instituutti in Finnish) is situated in Kaustinen, a municipality of 4300 inhabitants in Central Osthrobothnia. Our personnel is…
ICH NGO Forum
June 11, 2018
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Association for players and makers of the Irish ‘Uilleann Pipes’ – Na Píobairí Uilleann

Instructor Bill Haneman demonstrating pipe-making techniques at the NPU PipeCraft training facility in Clonshaugh, Co. Dublin, 2011. (Photograph: Gerry Lyons) Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU), the Society of Uilleann Pipers was founded in 1968 when there were less than 100 uilleann pipers remaining. Today NPU is a thriving arts organisation dedicated…
ICH NGO Forum
February 13, 2018
NewsNGOs

Call volunteer for Election Board 2018

Version Française en bas Dear colleagues in the ICH NGO Forum, in 2017, the first ICH NGO Forum Steering committee elections took place (read more information on the Forum website). Elected steering committee members at 12COM: Latin America and the Caribbean (group III) : Mr. Jorge Gustavo Caicedo Eastern Europe…
ICH NGO Forum
January 18, 2018
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Ich Ngo Forum Statement at 12.COM

ICH NGO Forum STATEMENT 12.COM - Jeju UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural heritage (Download the pdf file in english or french) 1. The ICH NGO Forum works for strengthening the outreach and civil society involvement in the life of the Convention. The ICH NGO Forum appreciates…
ICH NGO Forum
December 9, 2017
NewsNGOs

The new Steering Committee of the Ich Ngo Forum

The Electoral Board is pleased to announce the results of the first elections of the Steering Committee of the ICH NGO FORUM. On Wednesday December 6 2017, during its General Meeting held in Jeju, South Korea,  the members of the ICH NGO Forum have elected 3 new members of the…
ICH NGO Forum
December 7, 2017
NewsNGOs

NGO Capacity Building workshop 1-3 December 2017 (Korea)

- See below for the french version  - NGO CAPACITY BUILDING workshop 1-3 December 2017 (Korea) • View here the Preliminary program About the NGO CAPACITY BUILDING workshop Accredited NGOs play important roles at the national level, working with communities, states and other stakeholders to help implement the Convention and…
ICH NGO Forum
November 26, 2017
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

Conseil québécois du patrimoine vivant

Le Conseil québécois du patrimoine vivant (CQPV) constitue l’ONG de regroupement national en patrimoine immatériel et traditions vivantes, reconnu par le ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec (Canada). Il rassemble et défend les artistes, artisans, chercheurs, individus et plus de 80 organismes à but non-lucratif dans le domaine des…
ICH NGO Forum
October 5, 2017
NGOs

European Association of Folklore Festivals – EAFF

The European Association of Folklore Festivals  - EAFF has been established in year 2007 in the ancient capital of Bulgaria – Veliko Tarnovo. Its main purpose is to preserve, develop and make popular the folklore of the different European nations by organizing festivals and using the modern television, computer and…
ICH NGO Forum
September 28, 2017
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

The Coastal Federation of Norway (Forbundet KYSTEN)

The Norwegian Coastal Federation (Forbundet KYSTEN) is an organisation dedicated to the preservation of Norwegian coastal culture and maritime heritage. Its mission – in cooperation with other preservers of cultural interests is: • Promoting the preservation and general use of traditional vessels, buildings, and coastal heritage. • Conducting informational activities…
ICH NGO Forum
November 14, 2016
Asia and the PacificNews

Report on the 2016 South Asia NGO Meeting

ICHCAP, UNESCO New Delhi and the State Government of Goa and Contact Base (banglanatak dot com) organized the 2016 South Asia Sub-Regional Meeting of NGOs on Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) for Sustainable development in Panjim, Goa between August 25-27, 2016. Representatives from 30 non government organizations from India, Bangladesh,…
ICH NGO Forum
October 27, 2016
Asia and the PacificNGOs

Azerbaijani Carpet Makers’ Union

The Public association of Azerbaijani carpet weavers (further - the Society) was founded in January 2010, is a voluntary self-governmental public association of citizens rallied to support the Azerbaijani carpet weaving. The Society is urged to promote revival of powerful spiritual heritage of a carpet, national traditions of the Azerbaijani people,…
ICH NGO Forum
October 14, 2016
Europe and North AmericaNGOs

FIAT-IFTA – International Federation of Thanatologists Associations

Representing the Global Funeral Branch. As International NGO accredited with ICH: creating awareness for funeral traditions and funeral heritage worldwide Year of accreditation: 2014 Domain(s): (a) oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage;
(b) performing arts;
(c) social practices, rituals and festive events; (e) traditional craftsmanship.…
ICH NGO Forum
October 5, 2016