UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

02/21/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/21/2021 23:02

Working with Communities for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Qatar

'The safeguarding of intangible heritage in line with UNESCO's standard-setting guidelines is a fundamental process and cannot take place without the involvement of the communities which bear this invaluable part of our collective identity', said Her Excellency Dr Hamada Hasan Al-Sulaiti, Secretary-General of the Qatari National Commission for Education, Culture and Science. 'The State of Qatar provides unlimited support for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage and I thank UNESCO for its continued support in this area', she added.