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Eighth Session of the Intergovernmental Committee (8.COM) – from 2 to 7 December 2013

The eighth session of the Intergovernmental Committee will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 December 2013 at the JW Marriott Absheron (see general information for more details).

Decisions

Committee members

Albania, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Grenada, Indonesia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Madagascar, Morocco, Namibia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Spain, Tunisia, Uganda and Uruguay

Files presented by States Parties for this session

Inscriptions
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Agenda

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An NGO Forum took place on the eve of the opening session on Sunday, 1 December.

 Item of the agendaDocumentsRecordings
1Opening of the sessionITH/13/8.COM/INF.1: English|French
General information (cf. webpage
2013-12-02 10:34: English|French|VO (video)
 
2Adoption of the agenda of the eighth session of the Committee ITH/13/8.COM/2 Rev.: English|French

ITH/13/8.COM/INF.2.1 Rev.: English|French
Provisional timetable
ITH/13/8.COM/INF.2.2 Rev.2: English|French
Provisional list of documents 
2013-12-02 10:49: English|French|VO (video)
 
3.aAdmission of observersITH/13/8.COM/3.a: English|French
 
2013-12-02 11:13: English|French|VO (video)
 
3.bAmendment of the Rules of ProcedureITH/13/8.COM/3.b: English|French
 
2013-12-02 11:18: English|French|VO (video)
 
4Adoption of the summary records of the seventh session of the CommitteeITH/13/8.COM/4: English|French
 
2013-12-02 11:20: English|French|VO (video)
 
5.aReport by the Committee to the General Assembly on its activities (June 2012 to June 2014)ITH/13/8.COM/5.a: English|French
 
2013-12-02 11:21: English|French|VO (video)
 
5.bReport by the Secretariat on its activities (2013) and on the contributions of category 2 centres to UNESCO’s strategy and programme (2012-2013)ITH/13/8.COM/5.b: English|French
 
2013-12-02 11:30: English|French|VO (video)
 
5.cReport on the evaluation by the Internal Oversight Service of UNESCO’s standard-setting work of the Culture Sector and the related audit of the working methods of Cultural ConventionsITH/13/8.COM/5.c: English|French

ITH/13/8.COM/INF.5.c: English|French
Evaluation by the Internal Oversight Service of UNESCO’s standard-setting work of the Culture Sector. Part I: 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage 
2013-12-02 15:00: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-03 10:01: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-06 17:25: English|French|VO (video)
 
6.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 HumanityITH/13/8.COM/6.a: English|French
See the 10 reports 
2013-12-03 10:47: English|French|VO (video)
 
6.bExamination of the report of Brazil on the current status of an element inscribed on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent SafeguardingITH/13/8.COM/6.b: English|French
See the report 
2013-12-03 11:47: English|French|VO (video)
 
6.cReports of States Parties on the use of international assistance from the Intangible Cultural Heritage FundITH/13/8.COM/6.c: English|French
 
2013-12-03 12:06: English|French|VO (video)
 
7Report of the Consultative Body on its work in 2013ITH/13/8.COM/7: English|French

ITH/13/8.COM/INF.7 Rev.: English|French
Transversal issues arising in the evaluation and examination of nominations, proposals and requests 
2013-12-03 12:14: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-03 15:03: English|French|VO (video)
 
7.aExamination of nominations for inscription on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding ITH/13/8.COM/7.a+Add.2: English|French
See the 12 nominations 
2013-12-03 15:26: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-04 10:01: English|French|VO (video)
 
7.bExamination of proposals for selection to the Register of Best Safeguarding PracticesITH/13/8.COM/7.b: English|French
See the 2 proposals 
2013-12-04 11:43: English|French|VO (video)
 
7.cExamination of requests for International Assistance ITH/13/8.COM/7.c: English|French
See the request 
2013-12-04 12:30: English|French|VO (video)
 
8Report of the Subsidiary Body on its work in 2013 and examination of nominations for inscription on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity ITH/13/8.COM/8+Add.2: English|French
See the 31 nominations
ITH/13/8.COM/INF.7 Rev.: English|French
Transversal issues arising in the evaluation and examination of nominations, proposals and requests 
2013-12-04 15:16: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-05 10:06: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-05 15:07: English|French|VO (video)
 
9.aEstablishment of the Consultative Body and adoption of its terms of referenceITH/13/8.COM/9.a: English|French
 
2013-12-05 15:40: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-06 10:02: English|French|VO (video)
 
9.bEstablishment of the Subsidiary Body and adoption of its terms of referenceITH/13/8.COM/9.b: English|French
 
2013-12-05 15:53: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-05 19:27: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-06 16:10: English|French|VO (video)
 
10Number of files submitted in the 2014 cycle and number of files that can be treated in the 2015 and 2016 cyclesITH/13/8.COM/10: English|French
 
2013-12-05 16:06: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-05 19:01: English|French|VO (video)
 
11Draft plan for the use of the resources of the Intangible Cultural Heritage FundITH/13/8.COM/11: English|French
 
2013-12-05 19:28: English|French|VO (video)
2013-12-06 16:54: English|French|VO (video)
 
12Voluntary supplementary contributions to the Intangible Cultural Heritage FundITH/13/8.COM/12 Rev.: English|French
 
2013-12-05 19:36: English|French|VO (video)
 
13.aDraft amendments to the Operational Directives on safeguarding, commercialization and sustainable developmentITH/13/8.COM/13.a: English|French
 
2013-12-06 10:12: English|French|VO (video)
 
13.bDraft amendments to the Operational Directives on the referral option for the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of HumanityITH/13/8.COM/13.b: English|French
 
2013-12-06 10:43: English|French|VO (video)
 
13.cDraft amendments to the Operational Directives on the procedure for extension and/or reduction of an already inscribed elementITH/13/8.COM/13.c: English|French

ITH/13/8.COM/INF.13.c: English|French
Summary records of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on the right scale or scope of an element 
2013-12-06 12:04: English|French|VO (video)
 
13.dDraft amendments to the Operational Directives on the procedure for the evaluation of nominations: status of the Subsidiary Body and Consultative BodyITH/13/8.COM/13.d: English|French
 
2013-12-06 16:11: English|French|VO (video)
 
13.eIntegrating the definition of ‘emergency’ into the Operational Directives and aligning the different linguistic versions of the Operational DirectivesITH/13/8.COM/13.e: English|French
 
2013-12-06 12:21: English|French|VO (video)
 
14.aAccreditation of non-governmental organizationsITH/13/8.COM/14.a: English|French
See the 19 accreditation requests 
2013-12-06 16:57: English|French|VO (video)
 
14.bReport on the profile of the NGOs accredited to act in an advisory capacity to the Committee and the nature of their work and proposal of an evaluation form for assessing their potential contribution to the implementation of the ConventionITH/13/8.COM/14.b: English|French
 
2013-12-06 17:03: English|French|VO (video)
 
15Date and venue of the ninth session of the CommitteeITH/13/8.COM/15: English|French
 
2013-12-06 17:29: English|French|VO (video)
 
16Election of the members of the Bureau of the ninth session of the CommitteeITH/13/8.COM/16: English|French
 
2013-12-06 17:33: English|French|VO (video)
 
17Other business 2013-12-06 17:48: English|French|VO (video)
 
18Adoption of the List of Decisions 2013-12-07 11:10: English|French|VO (video)
 
19Closure of the sessionITH/13/8.COM/INF.19: soon available
List of participants
See the preliminary list of participants 
2013-12-07 11:35: English|French|VO (video)