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Ninth Session of the Intergovernmental Committee (9.COM)

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The ninth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from 24 to 28 November 2014 in Room I.

Committee members

Establishment of the Evaluation Body
Deadline for Electoral Groups Chairpersons to sent candidatures to the Secretariat is 13 October 2014. For more details, please refer to the call for candidatures (English|French).

Afghanistan, Algeria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Greece, Hungary, India, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Mongolia, Namibia, Nigeria, Peru, Republic of Korea, Saint Lucia, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda and Uruguay

Files presented by States Parties for this session

Agenda

 Item of the agendaDocuments
1Opening of the sessionITH/14/9.COM/INF.1: English|French
General information 
2Adoption of the agenda of the ninth session of the Committee ITH/14/9.COM/2: English|French

ITH/14/9.COM/INF.2.1: English|French
Provisional timetable 
3Admission of observersITH/14/9.COM/3: English|French
 
4Adoption of the summary records of the eighth session of the CommitteeITH/14/9.COM/4 Rev.: soon available
 
5.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 
5.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 
5.cReports of States Parties on the use of international assistance from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund 
6Report by the Secretariat on its activities 
7Voluntary supplementary contributions to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund 
8Report on the audit of the governance of UNESCO and dependent funds, programmes and entitiesITH/14/9.COM/8: English|French
 
9Report of the Consultative Body on its work in 2014 
9.aExamination of nominations for inscription on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding  
9.bExamination of proposals for selection to the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices 
9.cExamination of requests for International Assistance  
10Report of the Subsidiary Body on its work in 2014 and examination of nominations for inscription on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity  
11Establishment of the Evaluation Body for the 2015 cycle 
12Number of files submitted for the 2015 cycle and number of files that can be treated in the 2016 and 2017 cycles 
13.aDraft amendments to the Operational Directives on periodic reporting 
13.bExpert meeting on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage and sustainable development 
13.cReflection on the referral option for the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of HumanityITH/14/9.COM/13.c: English|French
 
13.dEvaluation of the implementation of previous decisions of the Committee in connection with the inscription of elements, selection of proposals to the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices, and approval of requests for International Assistance 
13.eDeveloping an overall results framework for the ConventionITH/14/9.COM/13.e: English|French
 
13.fCoordinated Culture Sector fundraising strategy 
13.gAdvantages and disadvantages to Member States in synchronizing the meetings of culture Conventions 
13.hExchange of experiences, cooperation and synergies between UNESCO’s culture Conventions 
14Accreditation and evaluation of non-governmental organizations 
15Date and venue of the tenth session of the CommitteeITH/14/9.COM/15: English|French
 
16Election of the members of the Bureau of the tenth session of the CommitteeITH/14/9.COM/16: English|French
 
17Other business 
18Adoption of the List of Decisions 
19Closure of the session