Mission

ITKI Foundation reinforces the role of Traditional Knowledge (TK) and Creative Knowledge (CK) to preserve and maintain practices and identities, and enhance the wellbeing of unique and diverse communities in a more sustainable environment and resilient economy.
In the light of the changes that contemporary societies are experiencing with climate, environment, and urban density TK and CK systems can provide innovative and sustainable solutions, which can be adapted to the contemporary world.

Cultural heritage is the fountain of the creativity of our cities, but it must also lead the innovation and not only protect the preservation
UNESCO Paducah Fingerprint Declaration, September 17th, 2017

“Stimulate the collaboration [among] […] clusters to create compelling storytelling messages about the uniqueness of each creative, allowing «creative contamination» of different local cultural expressions”
San Cristobal de Las Casas Declaration
(Mexico, February 2-5, 2018)

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WHO WE ARE

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ABOUT US

ITKI Foundation (ITKIF) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) that works closely with local entities as well as other organizations to promote SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS based on Traditional Knowledge systems, and the use of innovative practices and Internet-based tools.