ICH and SD Gs Daisy

Key Materials

Here you find links to important documents, interesting sources and useful examples that relate to living heritage and sustainable development and/or climate action.

LIVIND Pilot Projects

Sustainability plan for the Varėna Mushroom Festival, Lithuania

The LIVIND pilot project in Lithuania aimed at concrete proposals and recommendations that increase the sustainability of the popular Varėna Mushroom Festival, an event that has taken place since 1987. The pilot project consisted of workshops, participatory field-work, and network meetings involving also local policy levels. As outcomes of the project, recommendations for 'Strengthening cultural and ecological sustainability in Varėna Mushroom Festival' was published. In addition, a video about the networking stakeholders of the event with their viewpoints was produced. You can watch the video on the YouTube channel of Lithuania's National UNESCO Commission.

Pilot Project Manager: Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO together with Lithuanian National Culture Centre

Lithuania Mushroom Festival Courtyards3 photo by M Aleksa resized

LIVIND & ICH in Finland

Wheel chart of Sustainability with all the language versions

Spinner of Living Heritage and the language versions

Culture, Living Heritage, and Sustainable Development

This is the website of the #culture2030goal campaign. It is formed by global cultural networks united to advocate for the role of culture in sustainable development.

Unesco and ICH (Intangible Cultural Heritage)

Living heritage and Sustainable Development on Unesco ICH website

Sustainable development toolbox
"This toolbox explores the relationship between intangible cultural heritage and sustainable development through examples from around the world."

UN Agenda 2030

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
he blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all

Decade of Action