03 December 2013 - Two new elements inscribed on the Urgent Safeguarding List

Paach ceremony

The eighth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage today reviewed the periodic reports of States Parties on their implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. These reports, which show the various measures taken to ensure effective implementation of the Convention, including in the legislative and institutional areas and the state of elements inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, constitute one of