Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of UNESCO through culture, and specifically, Intangible Cultural Heritage.

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 5 May 2015 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: 
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Tehran
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
tehranichcentre@gmail.com

The Regional Research Centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia, under the auspices of UNESCO (Tehran ICH Centre) is going to hold an event on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of UNESCO.

The event has been organized in cooperation with UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office (UTCO), Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, and Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO), to highlight the Organization’s achievements in the field of culture, and specifically, Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The event will be attended by members of the Governing Council to Tehran ICH Centre, representatives of the West and Central Asian States, representatives of concerned Iranian governmental organizations, scholars, experts, NGO’s, and local community representatives.
The agenda includes key notes and reports, as well as an exhibition and some cultural performances, as side events, to raise awareness on the concept of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and its importance in promoting peace, solidarity, and sustainable development. Projection of a short documentary video on UNESCO constitutes another agenda item.