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Let's make Cultural Peace!

The Inter-City Intangible Cultural Cooperation Network (ICCN) is the only international organization of local governments and cultural organizations that aim to safeguard the world’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. The ICCN has been working to explore creative and effective policies for the safeguarding of local Intangible Cultural Heritage and its inseparable relation to sustainable local development. Furthermore, we aim to make cultural peace based on mutual understanding formed through intercultural dialogue.

Core values of ICCN



: Worldwide living heritage celebrated and communities empowered

Mission statement

1) To cooperate with local authorities/cities for equal and friendly sharing of living heritage
2) To realize the well being of communities with local culture