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Workshop on Community-based Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Timor Leste, 16-18 April 2013

This capacity building workshops are organized within the framework of the project entitled "Strengthening capacity building for the promotion and implementation of intangible cultural heritage in Beneficiary Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region", one of which includes Timor-Leste. The project is funded by the Japanese Funds-in-trust. 

This workshop on community-cased inventorying, the third in its series, will be held on 16-18 April in Suai, Timor Leste. It aims to bring together participants of various professionals ranging from senior level officers responsible for ICH safeguarding at national and provincial levels, NGOs, community-based organisations, faith-based organisations, to ICH custodians and communities. They will have a chance to learn good practice in community-based ICH inventorying which will support the above pilot project. 

The Workshop will focus; i) community involvement in inventorying cultural resources, ii) importance of cultural protocol in community-based inventorying, iii) a hands-on experience in preparing field work.