Project ID 570GLO4022

The project will promote the role of culture in sustainable urban development and address the role of intangible heritage and creativity towards sustainable cities. The first component will target knowledge and capacity building, through community-based training workshops and pilot inventories of intangible heritage in cities, a survey on creativity in urban areas as well as the review of a Chinese Database of traditional crafts and performing arts. The second component will focus on advocacy and networking through a Global Forum on "Culture and Sustainable Cities", networking workshops and guidance to the pilot project World Expo on craftsmanship and performing arts.

  • On-going

USD 2,528,643

Total Project Budget

USD 999,237

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2017.07.07
End Date 2022.03.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Culture Yong Xin Hua Yun Cultural Industry Investment Co. Ltd. 2,528,643 999,237

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.CLT4 - Member States and communities capacities strengthened to identify, safeguard and promote living heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 50%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 10%