New forms for submitting nominations available

20 January 2023 Following the completion of the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the Convention by the ninth session of the General Assembly in July 2022, the Secretariat has made available on the website of the 2003 Convention, newly revised forms to be completed by States when submitting: ○ nominations to the Urgent […]

Post-Harvest Celebrations in Nepal

Human has always lived in harmony with the nature and most of the festivities we celebrate today are still the reminder of that. One of such celebration is the full moon day in Marga Shukla Paskhya according to lunar calendar (which falls in the month of November or December) by different communities within Nepal. This […]

2022 Advisory Committee Meeting of ICHCAP

ICHCAP held the 2022 Advisory Committee Meeting on 15 December 2022 in Seoul. In this meeting, ICHCAP shared its major programmes and projects implemented in 2022 and discussed future development strategies with eleven newly appointed committee members in the field of culture and arts, cultural policy, public relations, international cooperation, and education. The advisory committee […]

ICHCAP Signed a Multi-Party MOU on Eurasia Cooperation Network

On 13 December 2022, ICHCAP signed an MOU on Eurasia Cooperation Network that was established by the Busan Foundation for International Cooperation (BFIC). MOU was signed by 14 parties, the representatives of institutions, organisations, and companies that are involved in different activities along the Eurasian region. The Eurasia Cooperation Network establishes an organic collaboration system […]

ICHCAP and Institute for Eurasian Turkic Studies at Dongduk Women’s University Held Work-level Advisory Meeting on the Silk Roads Living Heritage Safeguarding Strategies

On December 21, 2022, ICHCAP and the Institute for Eurasian Turkic Studies at Dongduk Women’s University held a domestic work-level advisory meeting on strategies for safeguarding living heritage along the Silk Roads. The main objective of the advisory meeting was to exchange ideas on the future strategic direction of the Silk Roads Living Heritage Network […]

Discover the newly inscribed elements on the 2003 Convention Lists!

During this year’s session in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco, the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed 4 elements on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding, and 39 elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Members of the Committee, chaired by […]

The Seventeenth Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Held

The seventeenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was held at Sofitel Rabat Jardin des Roses in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco, from 28 November through 3 December 2022. The Intergovernmental Committee, a sovereign decision-making body of the 2003 Convention composed of twenty-four States Parties to the Convention meets […]

ichLinks Renewed!

ICHCAP carried out the renewal of ichLinks, an ICH information-sharing platform, for six months, from May to November 2022. The ichLinks platform is a one-stop online platform where you can easily meet a wide range of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) information shared by and with Asia-Pacific Member States. It is actively operated with 12 partner […]