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Intangible heritage is reconnecting schools and communities in Belize

Incorporating intangible heritage in education ‘a win-win situation’

12 December 2016 –

Co-organized by the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Section and the International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa, a roundtable event on ‘Learning with Intangible Cultural Heritage in Education’ took place in the context of the eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

During her opening statement, moderator Jyoti Hosagrahar, Director of UNESCO’s Culture Sector Division for Creativity, noted that ‘incorporating intangible cultural heritage in education is a win-win situation for education and culture and can make a significant contribution to achieving sustainable development goal 4’. She also emphasized that the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage highlights transmission of intangible cultural heritage through formal and non-formal education as part of the proposed safeguarding measures… ›››

Objective and impact: interviews

Ms Dace Melbārde
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

Ms Eva Romankova
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

Mr Gowoothum Soobarah Mauritius
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Seychelles
  • Financial assistance : $ 90,000
  • Implementation dates : 20/10/2016 - 20/10/2016
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

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