World Heritage Committee

Elsewhere on the Web The World Heritage Committee – https://whc.unesco.org/en/committee – meets once a year, and consists of representatives from 21 of the States Parties to the Convention elected by their General Assembly. At its first session, the Committee adopted its Rules of Procedure of the World Heritage Committee. The Committee is responsible for the …

World Heritage

Buzzwords A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties. Recommended Listening The future of heritage – Has the high value of a World Heritage …

Living Heritage = Patrimonio Vivo =

Buzzwords Living Heritage = Hashtags: #LivingHeritage, #PatrimoineVivant, #PatrimonioVivo Embedded Tweets The annual meeting of UNESCO's #IntangibleHeritage Committee is in full swing in Bogotá, Colombia. You can watch LIVE the debates and inscriptions here🔴▶️ https://t.co/YR3eBD2noM #LivingHeritage #14com pic.twitter.com/IWih8sTvft — UNESCO (@UNESCO) December 11, 2019 đź”´ BREAKING New inscription on the #IntangibleHeritage list: Artisanal talavera of Puebla …

Intangible Cultural Heritage

Buzzwords Intangible cultural heritage, transmitted from generation to generation, is constantly recreated by communities and groups in response to their environment, their interaction with nature and their history, and provides them with a sense of identity and continuity. – 2003 Convention for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage Also see: Intangible culture, intangible cultural heritage Quotes …

Corn = MaĂ­z =

Photo: Guadalajara MaĂ­z, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. Celebrations Septiembre = September: Mes de MaĂ­z (Corn Month) (Mexico) September 29 DĂ­a Nacional del MaĂ­z (Mexico) #DĂ­aNacionaldelMaĂ­z Facebook YouTube Seminario “Cocinas en MĂ©xico, procesos biosociales, histĂłricos y reproducciĂłn cultural” Tema: El …

Manatū Taonga

Logo The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage ManatĹ« Taonga works to enrich the lives of all New Zealanders by promoting a confident and connected culture. Among the helpful outputs – the ministry hosts the websites  Te Ara — The Encyclopedia of New Zealand and NZHistory among others. Key Links mch.govt.nz what we do …

Climate Heritage Network Launch

Poster The Climate Heritage Network Global Launch was a two-day program (October 24-25) devoted to urgently mobilizing the cultural heritage sector for climate action across the globe. The program served as a key catalyst for accelerating the ambition of culture and heritage actors to help the communities they work in to deliver on ambitions of …

Namibian Heritage Week 2019

Poster Namibia – Namibian Heritage Week is held the third week of September every year. 2019 dates: September 16-22. Key Links museums.com.na Facebook @NamHeritageWeek @MuseumsANamibia Questions Are there livestreaming and recorded videos from events? How is Namibia celebrating the International year of Indigenous Languages? What would Namibians like visitors to know about the country? Background …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek 2019 We’re at @14HenriettaSt for the launch of #NationalHeritageWeek. Taking place from 17th to 25th of August, it will showcase the joy, diversity and accessibility that can be found within #Ireland’s rich #heritage, and this year’s theme is Pastimes | Past Times. …

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Elsewhere on the Web The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – http://www.unesco.org – is a specialized agency of the United Nations. The purpose of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of …