2016 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference – Achieving SDGs through Safeguarding ICH

In 2016, ICHCAP organized the 2016 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference, which was held from 3 to 5 November in Jeonju, Republic of Korea. After the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted at the seventieth UN General Assembly, SDGs have gained even more attention of the international community. Understanding the importance of SDGs in relation to culture, we held the conference under the theme Achieving SDGs through Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage. The outcome report includes the meeting agenda and outcomes as well as photographs and presentation papers by the participants.