Training workshop, in Algiers, on intangible cultural heritage

July 11th, 2019

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APS : Tuesday, 09 July 2019

ALGIERS-The Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Africa (CRESPIAF) organizes, in Algiers, a training workshop with a view to strengthening UNESCO’s global
network of facilitators in Africa. The workshop started Tuesday (July 9) and will run until Saturday (July 13), said Monday Director of the Centre Slimane Hachi.
Organized in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the workshop will bring together about 40 African experts, including local practitioners specializing in intangible cultural heritage, members activating in cultural
and heritage associations as well as officials from cluture ministries.
The training workshop is part of the Global capacity-building programme, signed in 2003, for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The atelier will also be marked by the presence of four UNESCO experts and six others from the regional offices of this UN organization, said Hachi at a press conference co-organized with Susanne Schnüttgen, Head of UNESCO’s Capacity Building and Heritage Policy Unit.