January 06, 2021

1. Jorge Gustavo Caicedo, president, invites the members of the Steering Committee to take the floor and to present the goals they feel are important to achieve this year and that they would like to work on.<br><br>2. Butholezwe Kgosi Nyathi would like to continue putting together the ICH NGO Newsletter and to promote the activities of the Forum through social media.<br><br>3. The President of the Steering Committee will send a call to all NGOs to invite them to participate in an ad hoc working group with representatives from all regions to prepare a background note on the pros and cons of the application of article 21 of the Bylaws as requested by the General Assembly at its last meeting.<br><br>

2019 14COM Bogotá (INTERVENTION 14 December)

1. Let me first to address the issue of advisory functions that the Committee wishes accredited NGOs...

December 16, 2020

1. The Vice-Chair Jorge Gustavo Caicedo presents the main outlines of the report, which is available...

Amid COVID 19, UNESCO Peru defines new ways to inventory living heritage with communities in Ayacucho, Peru

Project: Community-based inventorying of intangible heritage in urban areas (1 January 2018 – 1 December 2021) The call for participation in the pilot project ‘Community-based inventorying of intangible cultural heritage in the urban context of Ayacucho, Peru’ attracted hundreds of applicants. Of these, 56 selected public officials, archaeologists, anthropologists, communicators, teachers, bearers, practitioners and cultural managers came together in January 2020 for an initial training workshop with the objective to set up the methodological framework for the inventorying and to plan the process. However, when the COVID-19 pandemic reached Peru in March 2020...

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