International Assistance Requests (point 11 on the agenda)

The documents below are the requests submitted by States Parties for international assistance from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund, in accordance with the procedures established in the Operational Directives for the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Each request includes (i) a request form ICH-04 as submitted by the State Party and (ii) the reports of two examiners who were appointed to provide reports to the Committee. The draft decisions can be found in document ITH/09/4.COM/CONF.209/11 (English|French).

Requests submitted by States Parties
State(s)Title of the elementDocuments
KenyaEN: Traditions and practices associated with the Kayas in the sacred forests of the Mijikenda
FR: Les traditions et pratiques associées aux Kayas dans les forêts sacrées des Mijikenda
File reference: 00326
MauritiusEN: Documentation and inventory of intangible cultural heritage in the Republic of Mauritius
FR: Documentation et inventaire du patrimoine culturel immatériel de la République de Maurice
File reference: 00327
MauritiusEN: An inventory of elements of intangible heritage pertaining to the indenture experience in the Republic of Mauritius
FR: Un inventaire des éléments du patrimoine immatériel associés à l’expérience des travailleurs sous contrat de la République de Maurice
File reference: 00328