Protecting Our Heritage and Fostering Creativity

In todays interconnected world, culture's power to transform societies is clear. Its diverse manifestations from our cherished historic monuments and museums to traditional practices and contemporary art forms enrich our everyday lives in countless ways. Heritage constitutes a source of identity and cohesion for communities disrupted by bewildering change and economic instability. Creativity contributes to building open, inclusive and pluralistic societies. Both heritage and creativity lay the foundations for vibrant, innovative and prosperous knowledge societies. Read more

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29 August 2022 Turkmenistan ratifies UNESCO 1970 Convention on the fight against illicit trafficking of cultural property
2 August 2022 Two months to go before MONDIACULT: world conference dedicated to cultural policies
19 July 2019 Call for Applications: 2019 Asia-Pacific Youth ICH Storytelling Contest
27 June 2019 Central Asia strengthens intersectoral cooperation on living heritage and education
21 June 2019 Central Asian Workshop for the Conservation and Management Strategies for Silk Roads Heritage Corridors and Closing Meeting
14 June 2019 Initiatives to Safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage through Formal and Non-formal Education for Education Quality Improvement in Central Asia
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
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