Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted

Update: 18:21 | 09/11/2018

The Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference, which closed in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 8, placed a spotlight on the important role played by NGOs in implementing sustainable community development goals through the protection of ICHs.

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With four working sessions and two roundtable talks, the three-day event provided information on the UN 2030 agenda on sustainable development, focusing the discussion on issues related to quality education and sustainable cities and communities.

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UNESCO-recognised "Bai Choi” singing, a popular folklore style of singing in the central and south central regions of Vietnam.

Participants affirmed commitments towards adopting measures to protect intangible cultural heritage in the spirit of the UNESCO 2003 convention for the safeguarding of humanity’s ICHs.

The conference adopted a recommendation, affirming the great contribution of ICHs towards sustainable development and the prosperity of the global community, as well as highlighting the need to empower the community towards maintaining sustainability, creativity, and integration in preservation work.

It also called for stronger cooperation and exchange in the region for this field, especially in educating young people from disadvantaged backgrounds on the importance of ICH protection.

The event encouraged other NGOs and relevant parties to join the NGOs network towards more effectively supporting the preservation of ICHs in the region.

UNESCO and its member nations were called to continue supporting NGO activities in the conservation of intangible cultural heritage, especially for initiatives related to cooperation.


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Source: NDO/VNA

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