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Title: Convention For the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
Available From: http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=17716&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0013/001325/132540e.pdf
Conclusion Date: 2003-10-17
Description: The primary purpose of this Convention is to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage, which is defined to include "the practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, skills--as well as the instruments, objects, artefacts and cultural spaces associated therewith--that communities, groups and, in some cases, individuals recognize as part of their cultural heritage." (Art. 2.)
The text is available in PDF format in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Russian.
EISIL Categories: Home > Individuals & Groups > Social & Political Issues > Cultural Property
Keywords: cultural objects
cultural protection
Language(s): English
Document Creator: UNESCO
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