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

Strengthening Creative Economy through Sustainable Development of ICH

September 15, 2021, Thursday

FINAL SESSION (13.30 – 17.00 IST)
Discussion on Modalities of Future Steps

Time Topic
13:30-14:00 Information Session – Overall Results Framework
Q & A
Dr. Janet Blake
Director, Persian Garden Institute for Living Heritage, Iran
14:00-14:10 Sharing on ichLinks, ICHCAP
Ms. Yunsuk Jang
Assistant Programme Specialist, Office of Information and Research, ICHCAP,
Republic of Korea
14:10-14:15 Comfort break – 5 min
14:15-14:30 Report by Rapporteur
14:30-15:30 Ms. Yumna Maumoon Honorable Minister, Arts & Culture, Government of Maldives
Mr. Rajiva Sinha Chairman, West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation, India
Dr. P. N. Meegaswatte Secretary-General, Sri Lanka National Commission for UNESCO, Sri Lanka
Prof. Molly Kaushal Mission Director, National Mission for Cultural Mapping, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India
Mr. Lam Kezang Chhoephel CEO, Agency for Promotion of Indigenous Craft(APIC), Ministry of Economic Affairs, Bhutan
Mr. Naeem Safi Technical Consultant, National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Pakistan
Ms. Jayanti Shrestha Archaeology Officer, Culture Division, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal
15:30-16:30 Plenary Session
Dr. Bilinda Nandadeva Facilitator, Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee, Sri Lanka
Ms. Kizzy Tahnin Culture Programme Officer, UNESCO Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ms. Nipuna Shrestha Culture Programme Officer, UNESCO Kathmandu, Nepal
Ms. Neha Dewan Programme Officer, UNESCO New Delhi India
Ms. Mariam Farooqi Culture Programme Officer, UNESCO Islamabad, Pakistan
Open discussion by NGOs accredited to UNESCO 2003 Convention, Experts
16:30-17:00 Adopt Outcome Document and Closing