Arab Gulf States Folklore Centre

Centre de patrimoine populaire des pays arabes du Golfe
Centro del Patrimonio Popular de los Paises Arabes del Golfo

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Founded

1982-03-01

History

1 Mar 1982, Doha. Received independent legal status, Dec 1983. Also referred to as Gulf Cooperation Council Folklore Centre.

Aims

Collect, classify and maintain the forms and contents of spontaneous traditional expression in the Gulf region and Arabian Peninsula, in the fields of human linguistic production and cultural creativity in art, music, movement, fine arts and all related traditions; support efforts of organizations and individuals to preserve folklore heritage.

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Structure

Board of Directors, consisting of Ministers of Information of each member state. Consultative Committee for Planning and Coordination, composed of Heads of Liaison Offices located in each member state. Director-General; Controller Information and Publications; Heads of Sections.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

XE4011

Last News

2005

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