Intangible Cultural Heritage: UNESCO inscribes 47 elements, including UAE’s Al Talli, traditional embroidery skills

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  • Date: 03-Dec-2022
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Intangible Cultural Heritage: UNESCO inscribes 47 elements, including UAE’s Al Talli, traditional embroidery skills

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PARIS - UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, meeting in Rabat from 28 November to 3 December, inscribed 47 elements submitted by 60 countries on the Intangible Cultural Heritage lists.

The 17th session of the intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of this heritage, chaired by the Kingdom of Morocco, led to the inscription by States sitting on the Committee of 47 elements including: four on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding, 39 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and four on the Register of Good Safeguarding Practices.

‘’Congratulation to the States that have put forward these proposals, the members of the Committee for the quality of their debates, Morocco for hosting them and the 180 States that bring this UNESCO Convention to life. This living heritage plays an essential role in bringing people together and making peace grow in the minds of men,'' said Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO Director-General.

United Arab Emirates' Al Talli, traditional embroidery skills was among the elements inscribed by UNESCO.

Talli is a traditional handicraft practised in the United Arab Emirates. The demand for Talli is currently at its highest ahead of religious festivals (Eids) and the

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