Kick-off meeting "Community-based inventorying on Intangible Heritage in urban areas"

When :

from Monday 22 October, 2018
to Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Type of event :

Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

Where :

Room VII, Paris, France

A meeting held on 22 and 23 October 2018 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris will kick start the project ‘Community based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in urban contexts’. The project seeks to contribute to the international debate on safeguarding living heritage in urban contexts with links to sustainable development through community based pilot inventories of intangible cultural heritage in nine cities in different regions of the world.
The first group of pilot cities will involve communities in George Town (Malaysia), Harare (Zimbabwe) and Kingston (Jamaica). The meeting will bring together the three project teams including two UNESCO trained facilitators for each of the pilot inventories and UNESCO Culture Specialists from the Field offices to discuss the implementation strategies and ways forward.
The project is currently being implemented by UNESCO as part of the bigger project ‘Intangible Heritage and Creativity for Sustainable Cities’, thanks to the generous support from Yong Xin Hua Yun Cultural Industry Investment Group Co. Ltd.