UNESCO Anniversary

UNESCO Anniversary UNESCO Anniversary

The Regional Research Center for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia, under the auspices of UNESCO (Tehran ICH Center) is going to hold an event on the occasion of the organization’s 70th anniversary, UNESCO announced in a press statement. The event has been organized in cooperation with UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office (UTCO), Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, and Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO), to highlight the Organization’s achievements in the field of culture, and specifically, Intangible Cultural Heritage. The event will be attended by members of the Governing Council to Tehran ICH Center, representatives of the West and Central Asian States, representatives of concerned Iranian governmental organizations, scholars, experts, NGOs, and local community representatives. The event will be held on May 5 in Tehran. The agenda includes key notes and reports, as well as an exhibition and some cultural performances, as side events, to raise awareness on the concept of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and its importance in promoting peace, solidarity, and sustainable development.