On August 10, the Aigine CRC took part at the workshop within the framework of the project “Sustainable Research Data Collection for ICH Safeguarding in the Asia-Pacific Region”.

The participants of the workshop  were welcomed by the Director-General of IRCI Mr. Wataru Iwamoto. During the meeting, future partners got acquainted with the activities of the IRCI Center – UNESCO Category 2 Center, learned about plans to develop the existing database of the center. Also organizational issues were discussed: the rules of partnership, the formation of a block of materials, reporting.

After the  first session future Central Asian regional partners presented their activities in the field of safeguarding and research of ICH.

Representatives from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS) took part at the workshop.