Grant for strengthening sub-regional cooperation and national capacities in seven Southern African countries for safeguarding cultural heritage (2018 - 2019)
Project: Strengthening sub-regional cooperation and national capacities in seven Southern African countries for implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the intangible Cultural Heritage Beneficiary: UNESCO Amount: 117.467 USD Duration: 2018 – 2019 This project is designed within the framework of UNESCO’s global capacity-building strategy to assist countries with effectively implementing the provisions of the 2003 Convention on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage (ICH).
Project: Improving the representation of African sites on the World Heritage List: upstream support for natural heritage Beneficiary: UNESCO Duration: 2019-2020 Budget: 250.000 USD Africa remains poorly represented on the World Heritage List. It is a longstanding aim for UNESCO to improve this situation. In order to achieve a more balanced representation on the World Heritage List, technical assistance should be provided to African countries in their efforts to nominate sites as World Heritage. This projects wants to contribute to that aim, specifically for key natural sites.