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Comments Off on Safeguarding St. Kitts and Nevis’ Intangible Cultural Heritage soon to be encapsulated in a Policy Framework

St. Kitts and Nevis has energetically embarked upon the 2nd phase of a UNESCO-funded cultural heritage project entitled: ‘Safeguarding St. Kitts and Nevis Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) – Developing a National Intangible Cultural Heritage Policy

Comments Off on The Federation’s biosphere reserve poised to secure capacity-building assistance in sustainable and biodiversity-driven agricultural technique

Basseterre, St. Kitts (St. Kitts and Nevis National Commission for UNESCO): On Thursday this week, stakeholders in the St. Kitts and Nevis’ Man and Biosphere reserve site in St. Mary’s (Cayon) received some good news from the Federation’s Ambassador to UNESCO. He announced the provision of major capacity-building assistance from the UNESCO’s Earth Network programme.

Comments Off on COMMUNITY CORNER Aug 1 2022 Vol 5.Issue 1 – Ministry of Social Development and Gender Affairs

The Ministry of Social Development and Gender Affairs is dedicated to serving vulnerable popula- tions through advocacy, education, empowerment and enhancement of individuals, families and communities through evidence-based and customer-oriented programmes that promote equity, growth and development, regardless of race and culture.

Comments Off on Nevis Historical and Conservation Society Quarterly Newsletter June 2022

Dear Members and friends,  We’re delighted to share with you our second Quarterly Newsletter for 2022. Inside you can read all about the important work happening in our Archives, as well as information about our numerous projects and activities, staff news, and fundraising for 2022. As always, we appreciate your feedback. We thank you for your continued support to help us Protect and Promote the Historical, Cultural and Natural Resources of Nevis!

Comments Off on St. Kitts and Nevis receives UNESCO funding to pioneer its Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Policy ambitions

23rd June 2022 — Earlier this morning at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, the Bureau of the Committee for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) approved an ICH project proposed by the Ministry of Culture of St. Kitts and Nevis to promote the government’s mandate of developing a structured national ICH policy framework.