Intangible Cultural Heritage along the Silk Roads

The term ‘cultural heritage’ has changed content considerably in recent decades, partially owing to the instruments developed by UNESCO. Cultural heritage does not end at monuments and collections of objects. It also includes traditions or living expressions inherited from our...

Intangible Heritage During Lockdown

While physical distancing and confinement are affecting the way we live, some communities are finding creative ways to adapt to the circumstances and continue practicing their living heritage. In line with UNESCO’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its...

Deadline for the 2021 Cycle Nominations

The deadline of 31 March has past for submitting nominations to the Lists of the 2003 Convention, proposals to the Register for Good Safeguarding Practices and Requests for International Assistance for examination by the Intergovernmental Committee in November/December 2021. As...