2021 South Asia Sub-regional Meeting for ICH Safeguarding in South Asia

Strengthening Creative Economy through Sustainable Development of ICH

September 15, 2021, Wednesday

SESSION 02 (13.30 – 16.00 IST)
Implementing Stable Virtuous Circle for ICH Marketing Route in line with Safeguarding ICH

Time Program Speakers Designation Organization Country
13:30-13:55 Keynote presentation and Q & A Ms. Daphne Zografos-Johnsson Senior Legal Officer, Traditional Knowledge Division, Global Challenges and Partnership, WIPO, Switzerland
13:55-15:50 Moderator: Ms. Ananya Bhattachrya, Director, banglanatak dot com, India
  Fashion for development Ms. Bibi Russell Founder, Bibi Productions Fashion for Development Bangladesh
Marketing strategies for traditional crafts & textiles Ms. Roopa Mehta Board Member, World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), CEO Sarba Shanti Ayog India
Increased transparency for increased value in the traditional handloom sector in Sri Lanka Ms. Selyna Peiris Director, Business Development,
Selyn Exporters Pvt Ltd Sri Lanka
Creative Dignity Ms. Meera Goradia Network Anchor, Creative Dignity India
Enhancing the livelihood of grassroots level rural women artisans by developing their skills in producing heritage embroidery products of better quality and design and ability to market them Ms. Siddiqa S. Malik Chairperson, Indus Heritage Trust
TBC Ms. Aminath Abdulla Chairperson, Maldives Authentic Crafts Cooperative Society (MACCS)Maldives
15:50-15:55 Video streaming : Kalbelia Village, Chopasani, Rajasthan, India
15:55-16:00 Comfort Break

SESSION 03 (16.00 – 17.45 IST)
Enlarging the Realm of the Crafts and ICH Education

Time Program Speakers Designation Organization Country
16:00-17:45 Moderator – Dr. Neel Kamal, Chapagain, Associate Professor, Director, Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University, India
Case Studies
Creative economy approach at the core of sustainable management of ICH Mr. Navin Piplani Principal Director, INTACH Heritage Academy
Programs to enlarge the realm of crafts and ICH education and their impact Ms. Rinzin Dorji Executive Director, Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan (RTA), Bhutan
Goals of enlarging ICH education: regional differences and diverse indigenous handicrafts in Kerala Dr. Pushpalatha UNESCO Chair on
‘Conservation of Indigenous Culture and Heritage’, Institute of Tribal Studies and Research, University of Calicut
Positioning and branding Heritage Products especially amongst the youth Mr. Talha Ali Kushvaha Executive Director, National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage Pakistan
Discussants Ms. Tushar Kona Khandker CEO, Colonial Bangladesh
Dr. Gamini Wijesuriya Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee
Sri Lanka
Ms Jayanti Shrestha Archaeology Officer, Culture
Division, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Nepal
Discussion, Q&A

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