A new momentum for living heritage in Central American countries
UNESCO release, 20 September 2012

PARIS, FRANCE: Thanks to Spain’s contribution to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua are working with UNESCO to strengthen their institutional capacities for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage in their countries. The project, which is part of the UNESCO global strategy to strengthen national capacities for safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage, focuses to the revision of policy and legislative frameworks and the development of inventory systems to identify and safeguard the rich diversity of knowledge systems, rituals and cultural practices which communities of the sub-region wish to transmit to future generations. Read the release …