Training Workshop: Community-based Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage
22-28 November 2013 (Shymkent, Kazakhstan)

This training workshop is aimed at enhancing the national capacities in the field of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, in particular inventorying under the 2003 UNESCO Convention on intangible cultural heritage, including practical technical skills in inventory-making. Experts from Kazakhstan will be trained in identifying, defining, inventorying and documenting intangible cultural heritage. They are in charge of implementing concrete safeguarding activities and conducting training in the management and appropriate transmission of intangible cultural heritage, while undertaking and/or coordinating related scientific, technical, legal, economic and other studies. The purpose of this session is to raise awareness about the value and diversity of the intangible cultural heritage and ensure community participation and consent in all activities concerning their intangible cultural heritage. Participants will be from governmental and non-governmental organizations, communities and institutions, with preference given to local communities. Further information …