Safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage along the Silk Roads

The term ‘cultural heritage’ has changed content considerably in recent decades, partially owing to the instruments developed by UNESCO. Cultural heritage does not end at monuments and collections of objects. It also includes traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe or the knowledge and skills to produce traditional crafts. Read more

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21 May 2019 First meeting of the Steering Committee of the EU-funded Project “Silk Roads Heritage Corridors in Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran” took place in Brussels
21 May 2019 The first UNESCO Regional Meeting on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage in the Caspian Sea region
15 May 2019 Regional Meeting on the Protection of the Maritime, Coastal and Underwater Cultural Heritage of the Caspian Sea Region will be held on the next week
7 May 2019 Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development
30 April 2019 ICHCAP 2019 contest for participation in ICH safeguarding activities
26 April 2019 UNESCO promotes heritage-based tourism in Almaty region
8 April 2019 Need for enhanced management and institutional collaboration
28 March 2019 ICHCAP open calls for digitalization and NGO safeguarding activities
26 March 2019 UNESCO promotes tourism development in Zhambyl region
15 February 2019 Sub-regional seminar “Historical context and modern development”
4 February 2019 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
28 January 2019 Melina Mercouri International Prize 2019 for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes
19 November 2018 Central Asian Forum on Cultural Policy and Management
8 November 2018 UNESCO participates in a Regional Tourism Cooperation Meeting in Tashkent
6 November 2018 International conference on “Afghanistan, Central Asia and Iran – Common Heritage along the Silk Roads and corridors to and from Europe”