Useful Resources

Information about ICH from UNESCO

UNESCO website on everything related to intangible cultural heritage:

UNESCO, 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage:

UNESCO, Ethical Principles for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage:

UNESCO’s website with examples of ICH elements put on the UNESCO Lists:

Information about Intellectual Property (IP)

Heritage-Sensitive Intellectual Property and Marketing Strategies (HIPAMS):

Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO):

Organizations doing ICH work in Canada

In alphabetical order:

Canadian commission for UNESCO:

Conseil québécois du patrimoine vivant (the Quebec Council for Living Heritage, in French only) :

Heritage NL (Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador):

Heritage Saskatchewan:

First Peoples’ Cultural Council:

Indigenous Heritage: