• Instigating Research on Safeguarding Living Heritage for Sustainable Society

ABOUT IRCI

IRCI was established in 2011 as a Category 2 Centre of UNESCO to promote the 2003 Convention and its implementation, and to enhance the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) through instigating and coordinating research in the Asia-Pacific region.

3 KEY ACTIVITIES FOR PROMOTING & SAFEGUARDING ICH

  • RESEARCH PROJECTS

    Research activities for safeguarding ICH in the Asia-Pacific region in cooperation with UNESCO and other related institutions worldwide

  • REPORTS & PUBLICATIONS

    Outcomes of various research projects and international forums/meetings/seminars

  • RESEARCH DATABASE

    2,319 entries from 30 countries on the safeguarding of ICH in the Asia-Pacific region

30/07/2018

Report of “Preliminary Research on ICH Safeguarding and D...

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13/07/2018

Delegation of Japan Arts Council visits IRCI

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18/04/2018

Report of the International Symposium “Negotiating ...

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10/04/2018

Delegation of International Training Centre in Astronomy ...

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GEOGRAPHICAL FOCUS:
ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

RESEARCH DATABASE

  • AFGHANISTAN
  • AUSTRALIA
  • BANGLADESH
  • BHUTAN
  • BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
  • CAMBODIA
  • CHINA
  • COOK ISLANDS
  • FIJI
  • INDIA
  • INDONESIA
  • IRAN
  • JAPAN
  • KAZAKHSTAN
  • KIRIBATI
  • KYRGYZSTAN
  • LAOS
  • MALAYSIA
  • MALDIVES
  • MARSHALL ISLANDS
  • MICRONESIA
  • MONGOLIA
  • MYANMAR
  • NAURU
  • NEPAL
  • NEW ZEALAND
  • NIUE
  • PAKISTAN
  • PALAU
  • PAPUA NEW GUINEA
  • PHILIPPINES
  • REPUBLIC OF KOREA
  • RUSSIAN FEDERATION
  • SAMOA
  • SINGAPORE
  • SOLOMON ISLANDS
  • SRI LANKA
  • TAJIKISTAN
  • THAILAND
  • TIMOR-LESTE
  • TONGA
  • TURKEY
  • TURKMENISTAN
  • TUVALU
  • UZBEKISTAN
  • VANUATU
  • VIET NAM

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