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Eighth session of the Committee coming soon

Al-Taghrooda, traditional Bedouin chanted poetry in the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of Oman
28 November 2013 – Chaired by H. E. Mr Abulfas Garayev (Azerbaijan), the eighth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 December 2013 (webcast in English, French, Spanish and Arabic).

The Committee will discuss in particular the recent evaluation produced by the Internal Oversight Service and recommendations for more effective implementation of the Convention.

The Committee will also review the periodic reports by ten States on policies, laws and institutions set up to implement the principles of the Convention, as well as new nominations for inscription on the Urgent Safeguarding List and the Representative List, proposals for the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices and one request for international assistance.

You can register your participation online.

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