Project named “Safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage through enhancing civil society’s participation on the process of formulating, implementing and monitoring of policies and legislation”

Current problems in the study of ICH and the implementation of 2003 Convention. Contribution of the scientists from BAS
17/10/2019
General Assembly 2019
30/11/2019

Project “Safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage through enhancing civil society’s participation on the process of formulating, implementing and monitoring of policies and legislation”

 

The main objective of the project was to increase civil participation in policy making and is aimed at updating the legislative framework and policies in the field of the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage through open and responsible governance. The main objective could be achieved with the following activities: Analysis of the legislation and policies taken in the member states of the Regional Centre in the field of the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage, including recommendations and guidelines for their implementation; Analysis of the Bulgarian legal framework and the policies existing in Bulgaria with regard to international documents in the field of intangible cultural heritage, including recommendations and guidelines for implementation; On the basis of the conclusions and the results of the two analyzes, a civil monitoring mechanism will be developed to regulate the involvement and participation of all stakeholders, and citizens in the process of monitoring national and local policies on the preservation of intangible cultural heritage; Enhancing the capacity of the applicant and nongovernmental organizations to participate in the process of formulating, implementing and monitoring legislation and policies; Conducting seminars with stakeholder representatives to raise public awareness and promote civic participation.

Results achieved:

  • Analysis of the legislation and undertaken policies in the Member states of the Regional Centre in the area of the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage included the recommendations and guidelines for their implementation”
  • Launching the process of creation of two manuals with mechanism for involvement of the non-governmental sector in the policies for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage.

The two analysis are available only in Bulgarian.

News:

Public discussion ‘Safeguarding of living heritage’

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