Traditional Medicine: Sharing Experiences from the Field

Since its founding in 1945, UNESCO has been increasingly championing the importance of culture as an investment in the world’s future and a precondition for the successful implementation of cultural diversity and the development of a global society. Development in...

2016 Research Reports of CPI Participants

As part of the Cultural Partnership Initiative of 2016, ICHCAP invited ICH professionals from Malaysia, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Tonga. Each participant researched ICH topics of interest that relate to comparative studies, sustainable development, traditional medicine, and safeguarding organizations. These...

Handbook on ICH Safeguarding Systems in the Asia-Pacific Region

ICHCAP is pleased to announce the publication of the Handbook on ICH Safeguarding system in the Asia-Pacific, which aims to facilitate information sharing in the Asia-Pacific region. The main contents of this publication are reports from thirty-two nations collected by...

Traditional Knowledge and Wisdom: Themes from the Pacific Islands

Traditional knowledge has been receiving more attention due to its recognized potential. However, for sometime, the word traditional was generally seen as synonymous to old or outdated. Toward the end of the twentieth century, the many problems facing modern society—including...

Building and Sharing Intangible Cultural Heritage Information

This report includes the presentation papers of the participants and a summary of the discussions that took place at the meeting. The general discussion topics for the three sections are Implementation of 2003 Convention and International Cooperation; Strengthening Collaborative Network...

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