Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The USA's local economy need to focus on cultural strengths.

Local economies can develop their own protections of cultural. A UN agency that appreciates culture as a means of protections of people is the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. The picture below is the latest example of cultural appreciation and protection. Such cultural focus within the United Nations' programs maintains vigilance to prevent genocide of peoples.

There has been a movement within the USA to bring issues of concern to the United Nations' platform. That focus should continue and strengthen.

7 November 2016

Photo taken on Oct 27, 2016 (click here) shows an art work painted on mulberry-bark paper in Urumqi, Northwest Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

The capacity-building programme in Ecuador (click here) that the UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage has supported for two years concludes with a national meeting in Quito, from 9 to 11 November 2016. Focusing on public policy tools for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, the meeting will gather over 35 participants who will share the inputs generated over a series of three workshops that were conducted on this topic throughout 2016 in Loja, Riobamba y Puerto L√≥pez in the south, the central region and the pacific coast of Ecuador, respectively…