Fifth session of the General Assembly

20 May 2014 – The fifth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 2 to 4 June 2014 at UNESCO Headquarters (Room XII). It is the first session following the review of the ten years implementation of the Convention.

The General Assembly will revise some of the Operational Directives following the recommendations formulated by the Intergovernmental Committee, conduct an election for the renewal of the Members of the Intergovernmental Committee and proceed with the accreditation of non-governmental organizations to provide advisory services to the Committee.

20 May 2014 – Morocco continues its training for the inventory of living heritage13 May 2014 – Tajikistan national capacity for the safeguarding of living heritage strengthened