Operating Programs to Raise Awareness about ICH


  • To enhance understanding of the 2003 Convention among ICH stakeholders in Korea
  • To raise awareness about ICH safeguarding among general public, and in particular the youth, in the Asia-Pacific region


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

2nd UNESCO Capacity-Building Workshop for ICH Safeguarding in Korea (July, Korea)


30 ICH stakeholders (e.g. ICH researchers and NGOs in Korea) and 2 UNESCO facilitators


Understanding the 2003 Convention and Sustainable Development


CRIHAP and Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA)

Young ICH Practitioners Network Workshop (June, Solomon Islands)


Young ICH practitioners from the Pacific islands, especially those of the sixth Melanesian Festival of Arts and Culture


Youth as safeguarding actors for ICH

Major Activities

Workshop, networking activities, screening ICH film


UNESCO Office in Apia, Pacific Youth Council, and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Solomon Islands


Performance Indicators Target
  • Number of ICH-related workshops held
  • 2 workshops

Expected Results

Foster he foundations for ICH safeguarding by raising awareness about ICH with stakeholders (especially targeting youth)