Implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Pacific

From 12-12-2007   to   14-12-2007
 (Nadi - Fiji) 

    The objective of this sub-regional meeting is to facilitate the participation of Pacific Members States in UNESCO’s activities related to living heritage, in particular through the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding on the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

    Updated information is provided on activities carried out at the international level for safeguarding intangible heritage and on the potential benefits of this Convention for Pacific States.

    Discussion sessions focus on:

    • Safeguarding activities in the Pacific
    • Assessment of problems and needs
    • Good practices and possible solutions

    The meeting is organized by UNESCO and the 40 participants include representatives from 17 Member States and experts from all Pacific States and other island territories.

    • Start date - Local time:   12- 12- 2007
    • End date - Local time:  14- 12- 2007
    • Event Location  :  Tokatoka Resort Hotel
    • Name of Contact 1  :  Kaori Iwai, UNESCO Office in Apia
    • E-mail address  :
    • Name of Contact 2  :  Fernando Brugman, UNESCO Headquarters
    • E-mail address  :
    • Country  :  Fiji