Disseminating Information and Enhancing its Value for Safeguarding ICH


To distribute ICH information and enhance its value through processing and reinterpretation


UNESCO Strategic Objectives (C/5) ROK-UNESCO Agreement (Article 6.2) SDGs 2030
SO 7 SO 8 SO 9 1 2 3 4 4, 17

Projects and Activities

Establish a Platform to Share Inventory Information


5 states in Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam)

Major Activities

Collect existing ICH inventories and share them on an online platform


NATCOMs, ICH-related government organizations and institutions

Collect and Analyze Information on ICH Safeguarding Systems


4 states in the Asia-Pacific region

Major Activities

  • Publish field survey reports about ICH safeguarding systems (new: 2 | update: 2)
  • Analyze the accumulated field survey reports of 35 countries and distribute to the public


NATCOMs and government institutions


Performance Indicators Target
  • Number of states from which to collect information
  • Number of online platforms established
  • Number of field survey reports published
  • Number of analysis reports published
  • 5 states
  • 1 online platform for inventory information
  • 4 states (new: 2 | update: 2)
  • 1 ICH report for the Asia-Pacific Region

Expected Results

Enhance the information value on ICH safeguarding related to stakeholders (experts, researchers, and decision makers)