A lengthy quest for the function and values of cultural expressions and practices, and of monuments and sites, led by UNESCO, has paved the way for new approaches to understanding, protecting and respecting our cultural heritage.
Focus of the Year
112 candidates for inscription on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Réunion d’information préparatoire à l’Assemblée des Etats Parties à la Convention de 2003
List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
This List is established in accordance with Article 17 of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Its primary objective is to mobilize concerted efforts of various stakeholders in order to safeguard particularly endangered intangible cultural heritage.
It is part of the series "Publications of the Lists" devoted to the 2003 Convention.
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