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Forms for nominations, proposals, assistance requests and periodic reporting

Resources

Complementary references

  • Operational directives: for any details concerning the procedures, please consult the Operational Directives:
    English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
  • Transversal issues arising in the evaluation and examination of nominations, proposals and requests since 2009: English|French
  • Good examples: 13 files of elements inscribed have been considered good examples by the Committee

Please find below the forms to be used for nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List and the Representative List, proposals for the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices and financial assistance requests.

New requirement for 2015 nominations

Pursuant to Decision 8.COM 7.a, the required documentary evidence to demonstrate that the nominated element is included in an inventory of the intangible cultural heritage present in the territory(ies) of the submitting State(s) Party(ies), as defined in Articles 11 and 12 of the Convention, shall include a relevant extract of the inventory(ies) in English or in French, as well as in the original language if different. Such evidence may be complemented by a reference to a functioning hyperlink through which such an inventory may be accessed, but the hyperlink alone is not sufficient.

Urgent Safeguarding ListFormsInstructions Deadline
Nominations


Cession of Rights to include with nomination

Contact: ICH-Nominations@unesco.org
ICH-01: English|French
(revised 7 February 2014)

ICH-07-photo: English|French
ICH-07-video: English|French
ICH-01-Instructions:
English|French

ICH-07-Instructions:
English|French
31 March 2014
for possible inscription in 2015
Requests for financial assistance to prepare Urgent Safeguarding List nominations

Contact: ICH-Assistance@unesco.org
ICH-05: English|French
(revised on 14 February 2014)
ICH-05-Instructions:
English|French
31 March
Representative ListFormsInstructions Deadline
Nominations


Cession of Rights to include with nomination

Contact: ICH-Nominations@unesco.org
ICH-02: English|French
(revised 7 February 2014)

ICH-07-photo: English|French
ICH-07-video: English|French
ICH-02-Instructions:
English|French

ICH-07-Instructions:
English|French
31 March 2014
for possible inscription in 2015
Register of best safeguarding practicesFormsInstructionsDeadline
Proposals


Cession of Rights to include with proposal

Contact: ICH-Nominations@unesco.org
ICH-03: English|French
(revised on 11 February 2014)

ICH-07-photo: English|French
ICH-07-video: English|French
ICH-03-Instructions:
English|French


ICH-07-Instructions:
English|French
31 March 2014
for possible selection in 2015
Request for financial assistance to prepare proposals of best safeguarding practices

Contact: ICH-Assistance@unesco.org
ICH-06: English|French
(revised on 14 February 2014)
ICH-06-Instructions:
English|French
31 March
International AssistanceFormsInstructionsDeadline
International assistance requests of more than US$ 25,000

Contact: ICH-Assistance@unesco.org
ICH-04: English|French
(revised on 11 February 2014)
ICH-04-Instructions:
English|French
31 March 2014
for possible approval in 2015
International assistance requests up to US$ 25,000

Contact: ICH-Assistance@unesco.org
ICH-04: English|French
(revised on 11 February 2014)
ICH-04-Instructions:
English|French
at any time
Emergency assistance requests

Contact: ICH-Assistance@unesco.org
ICH-04: English|French
(revised on 11 February 2014)
ICH-04-Instructions:
English|French
at any time
Accreditation of non-governmental organizationsFormsInstructionsDeadline
Accreditation requests to provide advisory services to the Committee

Contact: ICH-NGO@unesco.org
ICH-09: English|French
(revised on 5 March 2014)
ICH-09-Instructions:
English|French
31 May
Periodic reportingFormsInstructionsDeadline
Report on the implementation of the Convention and the status of all elements on the Representative List

Contact: ICH-reports@unesco.org
ICH-10: English|French
(revised on 13 December 2013)
ICH-10-Instructions:
English|French
ICH-10-Additional guidance
English|French
15 December, every sixth year after deposit of instrument of ratification*
Report on the status of an ICH element on the Urgent Safeguarding List

Contact: ICH-reports@unesco.org
ICH-11: English|French
(revised on 13 December 2013)
ICH-11-Instructions:
English|French
15 December, every fourth year after inscription of the element

*A State non party to the Convention that has in its territory items proclaimed Masterpieces incorporated in the Representative List and that has consented to accept the rights and obligations attendant thereon shall report to the Committee on those elements in 2014 and every sixth year thereafter.