ICESCO’s Capacity Building Workshop for Intangible Heritage Professionals in Concludes its Proceedings in Sudan
November 26, 2022 0

On Thursday, November 24, 2022, the four-day regional workshop on capacity building of intangible cultural heritage professionals concluded its proceedings at the headquarters of the International University of Africa in Khartoum, Republic of the Sudan. The workshop was organized by the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) in partnership with the Sudanese National Commission for Education, Science and Culture.

The closing ceremony was attended by Dr. Graham Abdelkader, Sudanese Minister of Culture and Information, Dr. Mahmoud Sir-al-Khatim Al-Huri, Sudanese Minister of Education, Dr. Wafaa Sayed, Secretary General of the Sudanese National Commission for Education, Science and Culture, and Dr. Hunud Abia Kadouf, President of the International University of Africa.
ICESCO was represented at the workshop by Dr. Bilel Chebbi, Expert at the Culture and Communication Sector, who participated in the moderation of the workshop, and contributed to their training on methods to prepare nomination files for inscription on international heritage lists, and draft international assistance projects, more precisely the drafting of reports on the preservation of intangible cultural heritage.

This workshop benefited several experts in the field, staff members of the Sudanese National Heritage Council, in addition to participants from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Sultanate of Oman, the Republic of Tunisia, and the Arab Republic of Egypt. The proceedings were moderated by Dr. Mustafa Jad, Dean of the Higher Institute of Folk Arts in Egypt, and Dr. Ismail Ali El-Fihail, Director of the House of Heritage Center, member of the National Heritage Council in Sudan.

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