ICHCAP

This is the site for theĀ Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and The Pacific driven by the Government of Korea in alliance with UNESCO. This centre intends to maintain the understanding and safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage of humanity that has been transmitted over generations of history and promote international collaboration in this area. The site provides information about aboriginal cultures of Peru, Chile and Bolivia.

Objectives.

  • Promote the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and contribute to its implementation in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Increase the participation of communities, groups and individuals in safeguarding ICH, and raise awareness of and ensure respect for ICH in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Enhance the capacity for safeguarding ICH in the Asia-Pacific region through coordination and dissemination of information
  • Foster regional and international cooperation for the safeguarding of ICH.

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