UN committee on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage opens session in Ethiopia

The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) committee brings together representatives of twenty-four States Parties to the Convention at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) meetings in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week to examine five nominations for inscription on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding and thirty-seven requests for inscriptions on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. 

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