Thursday, October 20, 2016

Reconstructing 10 millennia of heritage in Latin American and the Caribbean

Oldest civilisations: Reconstructing the Heritage and History of Latin America and the Caribbean in its global natural and cultural tangible and intangible cultural heritage through ten millennia follows considerations for supporting policy development in the field of intangible cultural heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean including measures to build confidence of knowledge holders, educate students and net generations, strengthen institutions like museums and archives, develop policy and programmes synergising approaches to culture, economics, sociocultural sustainable development
Examination of: What is policy development for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage? What are the needs of Latin America and the Caribbean in this field? How does the topic fit in UNESCO’s global capacity-building programme for the implementation of the 2003 Convention? 
The aim is to equip them with the knowledge and tools required to provide policy support and to take stock of the implementation of the capacity-building programme in the region since 2013.