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Forms

Resources

Complementary references

  • Operational directives: for any details concerning the procedures, please consult the Operational Directives
  • Transversal issues arising in the evaluation and examination of nominations, proposals and requests since 2009: English|French
  • Good examples: 13 files of elements inscribed have been considered good examples by the Committee

New:

  • November 2014: ICH-01, ICH-01bis, ICH-02, ICH-04 forms released for 2016 cycle
  • 23 July 2014: Aide-mémoires for completing nominations
    > Urgent Safeguarding List: English|French
    > Representative List: English|French

Please find below the forms to be used for nominations, proposals, assistance requests, accreditation requests and periodic reporting.

New requirement for nominations

Pursuant to Decision 8.COM 7.a, the required documentary evidence to demonstrate that the nominated element is included in an inventory of the intangible cultural heritage present in the territory(ies) of the submitting State(s) Party(ies), as defined in Articles 11 and 12 of the Convention, shall include a relevant extract of the inventory(ies) in English or in French, as well as in the original language if different. Such evidence may be complemented by a reference to a functioning hyperlink through which such an inventory may be accessed, but the hyperlink alone is not sufficient.

Urgent Safeguarding ListFormsInstructions Deadline
Nomination


Cession of Rights to include with nomination
ICH-01: English|French
(revised 5 November 2014)

ICH-07-photo: English|French
ICH-07-video: English|French
ICH-01-Instructions:
English|French

ICH-07-Instructions:
English|French
31 March 2015
for possible inscription in 2016
Nomination with request for international assistanceICH-01bis: English|French
(revised 22 November 2014)
ICH-01bis-Instructions:
English|French
31 March 2015
for possible inscription in 2016
Request for financial assistance to prepare Urgent Safeguarding List nominationsICH-05: English|French
(revised on 14 February 2014)
ICH-05-Instructions:
English|French
31 March
ContactICH-Nominations@unesco.org---
Representative ListFormsInstructions Deadline
Nominations


Cession of Rights to include with nomination
ICH-02: English|French
(revised 5 November 2014)

ICH-07-photo: English|French
ICH-07-video: English|French
ICH-02-Instructions:
English|French

ICH-07-Instructions:
English|French
31 March 2015
for possible inscription in 2016
Contact: ICH-Nominations@unesco.org---
Register of best safeguarding practicesFormsInstructionsDeadline
Proposals


Cession of Rights to include with proposal
ICH-03: English|French
(revised on 17 December 2014)

ICH-07-photo: English|French
ICH-07-video: English|French
ICH-03-Instructions:
English|French


ICH-07-Instructions:
English|French
31 March 2015
for possible selection in 2016
Request for financial assistance to prepare proposals of best safeguarding practicesICH-06: English|French
(revised on 14 February 2014)
ICH-06-Instructions:
English|French
31 March
Contact: ICH-Nominations@unesco.org---
International AssistanceFormsInstructionsDeadline
International assistance requests of more than US$ 25,000ICH-04: English|French
(revised on 22 November 2014)
ICH-04-Instructions:
English|French
31 March 2015
for possible approval in 2016
International assistance requests up to US$ 25,000ICH-04: English|French
(revised on 22 November 2014)
ICH-04-Instructions:
English|French
at any time
Emergency assistance requestsICH-04: English|French
(revised on 22 November 2014)
ICH-04-Instructions:
English|French
at any time
Timetable and budgetICH-04-Timetable and budget: English|FrenchICH-04-Timetable and budget instructions: English|French-
Report on the use of granted International AssistanceICH-04-Report: English|French--
Contact: ICH-Assistance@unesco.org---
Accreditation of non-governmental organizationsFormsInstructionsDeadline
Accreditation requests to provide advisory services to the CommitteeICH-09: English|French
(revised on 5 March 2014)
ICH-09-Instructions:
English|French
31 May
Report by accredited NGO on its contribution to the implementation of the ConventionICH-08: English|French--
Contact: ICH-NGO@unesco.org---
Periodic reportingFormsInstructionsDeadline
Report on the implementation of the Convention and the status of all elements on the Representative ListICH-10: English|French
(revised on 15 December 2014)
ICH-10-Instructions:
English|French
ICH-10-Additional guidance
English|French
15 December, every sixth year after deposit of instrument of ratification*
Report on the status of an ICH element on the Urgent Safeguarding ListICH-11: English|French
(revised on 15 December 2014)
ICH-11-Instructions:
English|French
15 December, every fourth year after inscription of the element
Contact: ICH-reports@unesco.org---

*A State non party to the Convention that has in its territory items proclaimed Masterpieces incorporated in the Representative List and that has consented to accept the rights and obligations attendant thereon shall report to the Committee on those elements in 2014 and every sixth year thereafter.