2018 Sub-regional Meeting for ICH Safeguarding in Northeast Asia

When :

from Tuesday 28 August, 2018
to Friday 31 August, 2018

Type of event :

Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting

Where :

"Consensus” conference hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The 2018 Sub-Regional Meeting for Intangible Cultural Heritage Safeguarding in Northeast Asia is to be held on 28-30 August in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. As the third edition of the dialogue, the meeting is focusing on the theme of “ICH in Education: Towards Joint Collaboration for Promoting ICH in Formal and Non-Formal Education”.
This Meeting will be jointly organized by the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (ICHCAP) under the auspices of UNESCO and UNESCO Beijing Office with support from the Mongolian Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports (MECSS) and Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO.

Recognizing the significant role of education in safeguarding ICH, the overall objective of the Meeting is to foster international collaboration and build a regional network of experts reflecting on the generative link between ICH safeguarding and formal and non-formal education in pursuit of the 2030 SDGs in Northeast Asia.

The Meeting will gather representatives from the five Member States of the Northeast Asia region (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia, People’s Republic of China, and Republic of Korea), UNESCO, ICHCAP, UNESCO Category 2 Centers in the field of intangible cultural heritage (CRIHAP, IRCI), and relevant institutions from Mongolia.