Eleventh session of the Committee

The eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage takes place in the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, from 28 November to 2 December 2016.

Committee Members

Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Bulgaria, Colombia, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mongolia, Palestine, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Saint Lucia, Senegal, Turkey and Zambia

Files presented for this session

Let's meet in Ethiopia
Video provided by the Ethiopian authorities
Let’s meet in Ethiopia
  • 6 periodic reports on the implementation of the Convention (item 9.a)
  • 6 reports on an element inscribed on the Urgent Safeguarding List (item 9.b)
  • 6 nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List (item 10.a)
  • 37 nominations to the Representative List (item 10.b)
  • 7 proposals to the Register of Good Safeguarding Practices (item 10.c)

Agenda

Inscriptions: read more on the new elements inscribed on the Lists

Committee Members wishing to submit amendments are invited to fill in following form (English|French) and to send it to ICH-amendments@unesco.org.

Out of concern for the environment and in order to reduce costs, printed copies of the documents will not be provided.

 Item of the agendaDocumentsRecordings*
1OpeningITH/16/11.COM/INF.1 Rev.: English|French
General information 
2016-11-28 10:00: English|French|Original
 
2Adoption of the agenda ITH/16/11.COM/2 Rev.: English|French

ITH/16/11.COM/INF.2.1 Rev.3: English|French
Provisional Timetable
ITH/16/11.COM/INF.2.2 Rev.3: English|French
Provisional list of documents 
2016-11-28 10:35: English|French|Original
 
3Observers ITH/16/11.COM/3: English|French
 
2016-11-28 10:45: English|French|Original
 
4Adoption of the summary records of the tenth session of the Committee ITH/16/11.COM/4: English|French
 
2016-11-28 11:00: English|French|Original
 
5Report by the Secretariat on its activities ITH/16/11.COM/5: English|French

ITH/16/11.COM/INF.5: English|French
Financial statement for the period 1 January 2016 – 30 June 2016 
2016-11-28 11:20: English|French|Original
2016-11-28 15:00: English|French|Original
 
6Voluntary supplementary contributions to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund ITH/16/11.COM/6 Rev.: English|French
 
2016-11-28 16:30: English|French|Original
 
7Follow-up to the Recommendations of the External Auditor’s ‘Report on the governance of UNESCO and dependant funds, programmes and entities’ (Document 38C/23) ITH/16/11.COM/7: English|French
 
2016-11-28 17:00: English|French|Original
 
8Clarification on the decision making process concerning inscription, selection, or approval, of nominations, proposals and requests ITH/16/11.COM/8: English|French
 
2016-11-29 09:40: English|French|Original
 
9.aExamination of the reports of States Parties on the implementation of the Convention and on the current status of elements inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity ITH/16/11.COM/9.a: English|French
See the 6 periodic reports on the implementation of the Convention 
2016-11-29 11:12: English|French|Original
 
9.bExamination of the reports of States Parties on the current status of elements inscribed on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding ITH/16/11.COM/9.b: English|French
See the 6 periodic reports on USL elements 
2016-11-29 12:00: English|French|Original
2016-11-29 14:30: English|French|Original
 
9.cReports of States Parties on the use of International Assistance from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund ITH/16/11.COM/9.c: English|French
 
2016-11-29 15:00: English|French|Original
 
10Report of the Evaluation Body on its work in 2016 ITH/16/11.COM/10: English|French
 
2016-11-29 15:35: English|French|Original
2016-12-02 09:30
 
10.aExamination of nominations for inscription on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding ITH/16/11.COM/10.a+Add.: English|French
See the 6 nominations 
2016-11-29 16:30: English|French|Original
2016-11-30 09:30: English|French|Original
 
10.bExamination of nominations for inscription on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity ITH/16/11.COM/10.b: English|French
See the 37 nominations 
2016-11-30 10:10: English|French|Original in preparation
2016-11-30 14:40: soon available
2016-12-01 09:30
2016-12-01 14:40
2016-12-01 18:15
 
10.cExamination of proposals to the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices ITH/16/11.COM/10.c: English|French
See the 7 proposals 
2016-12-01 19:30
 
11Establishment of the Evaluation Body for the 2017 cycle ITH/16/11.COM/11: English|French
 
2016-12-02 12:20
2016-12-02 14:30
 
12Number of files submitted for the 2017 cycle and number of files that can be treated in the 2018 and 2019 cycles ITH/16/11.COM/12: English|French
 
2016-12-02 14:43
 
13Reflection on the transfer of an element from one List to the other and the removal of an element from a List ITH/16/11.COM/13: English|French
 

 
14Preliminary expert meeting on developing an overall results framework for the Convention ITH/16/11.COM/14: English|French
 
2016-12-02 15:20
 
15Intangible Cultural Heritage in emergencies ITH/16/11.COM/15: English|French
 
2016-12-02 15:40
 
16Date and venue of the twelfth session of the Committee ITH/16/11.COM/16: English|French
 
2016-12-02 14:50
 
17Election of the members of the Bureau of the twelfth session of the Committee ITH/16/11.COM/17: English|French
 
2016-12-02 15:05
 
18Other business 
 
19Adoption of the list of decisions 2016-12-02 14:40
 
20Closure