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UNESCO
Latvian National Commission
Reg. No. 90000089305
Pils laukums 4 – 206,
Rīga, LV 1050
Phone: +371 67 325 109
Fax: +371 67 222 762
E-mail: office@unesco.lv
latvijas dargumi

Intangible Heritage

The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has been adopted in 2003 and became effective in 2006. After joining the convention Latvia started establishing a Latvian National Register and a draft bill in favour of intangible cultural heritage. This work is coordinated by the Latvian Ministry of Culture, which is responsible for implementing the convention in Latvia. A group of experts that is also represented by the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO has been formed in 2006.