First Zonal Capacity-Building Workshop Inaugurated

  • For the North-East region of India at Tetso College, Dimapur, Nagaland.
  • Scheduled from 3rd to 4th November 2023.
  • Conceptualised by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
  • To strengthen and build the capacity of the multiple stakeholders and custodians for the safeguarding, identification, documentation and inventorying of the intangible cultural heritage (ICH) of India.

To raise awareness about the concepts and operations of the ICH-related UNESCO conventions and programs ratified by India namely:

  • 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
  • 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
  • Memory of the World Programme
  • UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN). 
  • Eminent scholars, professionals, ICH practitioners, UNESCO-accredited bodies working for the safeguarding of the ICH and living culture, representatives of UNESCO, the New Delhi office, and officials from the Ministry of Culture were invited
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