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31/03/2017

Reconnaissance Survey in Myanmar for IRCI’s project on natural disasters

As part of its activities for the first year of the project “Preliminary Research on ICH Safeguarding and Disaster-Risk Management in the Asia-Pacific Region,” IRCI sent two researchers, Shigeaki Kodama (Project Research Fellow, National Museum of Et…

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02/03/2017

Reconnaissance Survey in Marshall Islands for IRCI’s project on natural disasters

IRCI’s research team comprised of Yoko Nojima (Associate Fellow, IRCI) and Huy Nguyen (Technical specialist, Institute for Social and Environmental Transition – Vietnam) visited Majuro, the capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands during…

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12/01/2017

Reconnaissance Survey in Viet Nam for IRCI’s project on natural disasters

IRCI’s research team comprised of Yoko Nojima (Associate Fellow, IRCI) and Hiromichi Kubota (Head of Intangible Cultural Properties Section, Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties) visited Viet Nam during 14-20 December 2016 for it…

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21/11/2016

Reconnaissance Survey in Vanuatu and Fiji for IRCI’s project on natural disasters

Since April 2016, IRCI has been implementing a new research project, “Preliminary Research on ICH Safeguarding and Disaster-Risk Management in the Asia-Pacific Region.” As an effort to understand the current situation of disaster-risk management (DRM…

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27/07/2016

Launch of IRCI’s new research project focusing on natural disasters and ICH

Following the decision made at the 4th Governing Board Meeting (25 September 2015), IRCI adopted a new Medium-term Programme (2016-2020), which emphasises the theme of “ICH Safeguarding and Disaster Risk Management” as one of the activity focuses. Ac…

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24/02/2016

Researchers visited Vietnam and Cambodia for enhancing the implementation of IRCI projects

For the purpose of strengthening the cooperative relationship with institutions and collecting information contributing to several IRCI projects including Study of Legal Systems Related to Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Greater Mekong Region, IR…

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24/12/2015

Researchers visited three countries in the Mekong region for enhancing the implementation of IRCI projects

For the purpose of strengthening the cooperative relationship with institutions and collecting information contributing to several IRCI projects including “Study of Legal Systems Related to Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Greater Mekong Region,” …

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10/11/2014

IRCI staff members visited Sri Lanka for the project “Research for Endangered Traditional Handicrafts”

As a part of the project “Research for Endangered Traditional Handicrafts”, IRCI delegation (Misako Ohnuki, Deputy Director-General; and Shigeaki Kodama, Associate Fellow) visited Colombo, Sri Lanka on 18-19 September 2014. Having intensive meetings …

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