The Inventory provides a broad overview of ICH inscribed by communities or practitioners who drew up a safeguarding plan and who commited to actively safeguarding their ICH.
Within the wide Network there is a smaller circle, consisting of people involved and practitioners of ICH who are committed to active safeguarding of the heritage they identify with and for which they are willing to make a safeguarding plan. They wish to inscribe their heritage into the Inventory Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Netherlands and in a more active way cooperate in safeguarding with other communities, groups and individuals who have entered their heritage into the Inventory.
The Safeguarding and Public Awareness Team offers support in writing a safeguarding plan. Every two years the safeguarding of the ICH on the Inventory is monitored. Inclusion in the Network is a precondition for inscription in the
Read the procedure and the criteria inscription on the Inventory here.