UNESCO

Inscription

ON DECEMBER 4TH, 2013, THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET WAS DECLARED INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF HUMANITY BY UNESCO, DURING THE INTERGOVERNAMENTAL COMMITTEE MEETING IN BAKU (AZERBAIJAN).

This transnational nomination was undersigned by seven states with millennial Mediterranean cultures: Portugal (Tavira), Cyprus (Agros), Croatia (Hvar e Brac), Greece (Koroni), Spain (Soria), Italy (Cilento) and Morocco (Chefchaouen). 

UNESCO

 
UNESCO – UNITED NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION.
 
UNESCO was founded in November 16th, 1945, right after the end of World War II.
It was necessary to prevent a new war tragedy to happen again and UNESCO was equipped with peaceful and intelligent “weapons”: education science and culture.
 

Intangible Cultural Heritage

The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was approved in Paris in October 17th, 2003 during the 32nd General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - UNESCO.

The 2003 Convention has various goals:

a) The safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage;