Contribution of non-governmental organizations in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage has been acknowledged by UNESCO. After accreditation, the NGOs were invited to attend 4COM at Abu Dhabi.
This section is an endeavour to attract independednt groups working for identification /preservation / conservation of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Cristina Amescua presented the Statement on behalf of the NGOs at 4th Intergovernmental Committee Meeting held from 28th September 2009 to 2nd October 2009 at Abu Dhabi. read full statement
One of the items discussed at 4COM was the role of NGOs in safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage. The draft resolution proposed holding workshops for NGO-s in unrepresented regions aimed at facilitating the contribution of NGO-s from developing countries. read full report