Mrs. Ruby Eckmeyer, a specialist in the cultural program for UNESCO, and Mrs. Ray-anne Hernandes, director of UNOCA Aruba, represented Aruba.
The workshop's goal was to establish a nomination procedure in the Dutch Kingdom and to give all Dutch Caribbean islands the information needed to execute the agreement to protect the Intangible Cultural Heritage accordingly.
The secretary of the National Commission of UNESCO has a prominent role in this. The collaboration between the islands is essential since we have much in common culturally. Once the workshop report is ready, it will be presented to all the cultural guilds in Aruba to establish an execution plan for the UNESCO ICH agreement.