Establishing ICH Networks among Educational Institutes


To contribute to building a sustainable environment for ICH safeguarding and transmission by collaborating within the education field


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

Projects and Activities

Asia-Pacific ICH Higher Education Network Meeting (July, Korea)


Over 20 higher education institutions

Major Contents

  • Discuss interdisciplinary curricula and teaching methods
  • Share the results of the survey on tertiary education institutions for ICH network and discuss follow-up activities


UNESCO and UNESCO Bangkok Office
Higher Education Network Information (as of January 2019)

ICH Network Meeting for Education in Northeast Asia (August, Mongolia)


20-30 experts in education and ICH


ICH at school

Major Contents

Discuss sustainable ways to transmit ICH with the collaboration of elementary and secondary education institutes


UNESCO Office in Beijing, ASPnet, APCEIU, and education institutes

Building Networks for Vocational Education Institutes of Traditional Craftsmanship1.


Highlighting the potential value of vocational education contributing to a decrease in poverty and and a rise in gender equality within the perspective of sustainable development


Teachers in Central Asian vocational institutions

Major Contents

Conduct a preliminary survey on the current status of vocational education institutions in Central Asia


UNESCO Offices in Almaty and Tashkent, Cheongju Craft Biennale Organization


Performance Indicators Target
  • Number of meetings for ICH education
  • 3 meetings

Expected Results

Promote expert networks in the ICH field in collaboration with the education sector

Notes   [ + ]

1. The first phase of a four-year plan (2018-2021) for transmitting traditional craftsmanship through vocational education