The Inter-City Intangible Cultural Cooperation Network (ICCN) established as a platform for the world-wide collaboration of mayors and local authorities for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage as a vital component of sustainable development. The initiative for the creation of the ICCN was started at the first International Round Table of Mayors, in Gangneung City, Republic of Korea in 2004. As the following action, the participants of the 2008 Round Table of Mayors unanimously agreed to the official founding of the ICCN in Egypt.
5th Thematic Workshop / 2nd ICCN International Youth Forum in Gannat, France
Theme: “How partnership between Local Governments, NGOs and volunteers may have positive impact on ICH safeguarding activities and local development?”
3rd International Round Table of Mayors/ 1st ICCN International Youth Forum in, VLCNOV, Czech Republic.
Theme: “State/Local Government’s approach to Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Cultural Policies of countries around the world”