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Decisions 7.IGC

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Decisions 6.IGC

CE/12/6.IGC/Dec. - English | French

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Decisions 5.IGC

CE/11/5.IGC/213/Dec. - English | French

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Decisions 4.IGC

CE/10/4.IGC/205/Dec. - English | French

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Decisions 3.IGC

CE/09/3.IGC/211/Dec. – English | French

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Decisions 2.EXT.IGC

CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/Dec. - en | fr

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Decisions 2.IGC

CE/08/2.IGC/Dec. - En | Fr

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Decisions 1.EXT.IGC

CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/Dec. - en | fr

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Decisions 1.IGC

CE/07/1.IGC/Dec. Rev. - English | French

Working documents

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Working Documents 7.IGC

  • Adoption of the Agenda
    CE/13/7.IGC/1 - English | French
  • Adoption of the detailed summary record of the sixth ordinary session of the Committee 
    CE/13/7.IGC/3 - English | French
  • Secretariat’s report on its activities 
    CE/13/7.IGC/4 - English | French
  • Quadrennial periodic reporting: new reports and analytical summary
    CE/13/7.IGC/5 - EnglishFrench
    View reports submitted in 2013
    (The new reports are accessible only to Parties at present.)
  • Secretariat’s report on the implementation of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/13/7.IGC/6 - English | French
    View IFCD project files 2013
  • Report of the implementation of the IFCD fundraising strategy
    CE/13/7.IGC/7 - English | French
  • IFCD action plan on the implementation of the IOS’s recommendations
    CE/13/7.IGC/8 - English | French
  • Use of the financial resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/13/7.IGC/9 - English | French
  • Results of the Committee’s strategy of ratification (2010-2013)
    CE/13/7.IGC/10 - English | French
  • Report on the use of the emblem of the Convention 
    CE/13/7.IGC/11 - English | French
  • International consultation and coordination: report on the impact of Article 21 of the Convention 
    CE/13/7.IGC/12 - English | French
  • Activities of the Committee (2013-2014)
    • digital technologies and their impact on the Convention: proposals for future action
    • role of Public Service Broadcasting in achieving the objectives of the Convention
    CE/13/7.IGC/13 - English | French
  • Date of the next session of the Committee
    CE/13/7.IGC/14 - English | French
  • Election of the members of the Bureau of the eighth ordinary session of the Committee 
    CE/13/7.IGC/15 - English | French
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Working Documents 6.IGC

  • Adoption of the Agenda
    CE/12/6.IGC/1 - English | French
  • Adoption of the detailed summary record of the fifth ordinary session of the Committee
    CE/12/6.IGC/3 - English | French
  • Analytical summary of the first quadrennial periodic reports of Parties to the Convention
    CE/12/6.IGC/4 - English | French
  • Secretariat’s report on the implementation of the third year of the pilot phase of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/12/6.IGC/5 - English | French
  • Fundraising activities: Report on the use of the funds intended for the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/12/6.IGC/6 - English | CE/12/6.IGC/6REV - French
  • Report of the evaluation of the pilot phase of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/12/6.IGC/7 - English | French
  • Preliminary draft revisions to the Guidelines on the use of the resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/12/6.IGC/8 - English | French
  • Use of the financial resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/12/6.IGC/9 - English | French
  • Progress on the implementation of the strategy of ratification to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2011-2012)
    CE/12/6.IGC/10 - English | French
  • International consultation and coordination: taking stock of Article 21 of the Convention
    CE/12/6.IGC/11 - English | French
  • Selection of an emblem for the Convention and preliminary draft Operational Guidelines for its use
    CE/12/6.IGC/12 - English | French
  • Documents to be approved by the Conference of Parties at its fourth ordinary session
    CE/12/6.IGC/13 - English | French
  • Report of the Committee on its activities and decisions to the Conference of Parties
    CE/12/6.IGC/14 - English | French
  • Date of the next session of the Committee
    CE/12/6.IGC/15 - English | French
  • Election of the members of the Bureau of the seventh ordinary session of the Committee
    CE/12/6.IGC/16 - English | French
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Working documents 5.IGC

  • Adoption of the Agenda
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/1 – English | French
  • Adoption of the detailed summary record of the fourth ordinary session of the Committee
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/3 – English | French
  • Preparation of quadrennial periodic reports of Parties to the Convention
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/4 – English | French
  • Secretariat’s report on the implementation of the second year of the pilot phase of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/5 – English | French
  • Use of the resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/6 – English | French
  • Terms of Reference for an evaluation of the pilot phase of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/7 – English | French
  • International consultation and coordination: current state of Article 21 of the Convention
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/8REV2 – English | French
  • Creation of an emblem for the Convention and preparation of draft operational guidelines for its use
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/9 – English | French
  • Date of the next session of the Committee
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/10 – English | French
  • Election of the members of the Bureau of the sixth ordinary session of the Committee
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/11 – English | French
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Working Documents 4.IGC

  • Adoption of the Agenda
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/1 – English | French
  • Adoption of the detailed summary record of the third ordinary session of the Committee
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/3 – English | French
  • Progress of ratifications of the Convention, steps taken and actions carried out in 2009-2010
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/4 – English | French
  • Feasibility study and cost analysis for the creation of an emblem for the Convention
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/5 – English | French
  • Pertinence and feasibility of appointing public persons to promote the Convention
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/6 – English | French
  • Draft operational guidelines on information sharing and transparency (Article 9 of the Convention)
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/7 – English | French
  • Draft operational guidelines on the exchange, analysis and dissemination of information (Article 19 of the Convention)
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/8 – English | French
  • Draft operational guidelines on education and public awareness (Article 10 of the Convention)
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/9– English | French
  • Implementation of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/10A – English | French
  • International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) fundraising strategy
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/10B – English | French
  • Documents to be approved by the third session of the Conference of Parties
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/11 – English | French
  • Report of the Committee on its activities and decisions to the Conference of Parties
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/12 – English | French
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/12 REV – English | French
  • Implementation and follow-up of the Convention by the Committee: current state
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/13 – English | French
  • Date of the next session of the Committee
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/14 – English | French
  • Election of the members of the Bureau of the fifth ordinary session of the Committee
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/15 – English | French
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Working Documents 3.IGC

  • Adoption of the Agenda
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/1 – English | French
  • Adoption of the detailed summary records of the second extraordinary session of the Committee
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/3 – English | French
  • Strategy for encouraging ratifications
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/4 – English | French
  • Implementation of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD): preliminary steps
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/5 – English | French
  • Draft operational guidelines on measures to increase the visibility and the promotion of the Convention
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/6 – English | French
  • Preparation of the operational guidelines on information sharing and transparency (Article 9 of the Convention)
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/7 – English | French
  • Preparation of the operational guidelines on exchange, analysis and dissemination of information (Article 19 of the Convention)
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/8 – English | French
  • Provisional agenda and Date of the fourth session of the Committee (December 2010)
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/9 – English | French
  • Election of the members of the Bureau of the fourth session of the Committee
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/10 – English | French
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Working Documents 2.EXT.IGC

  • Adoption of the Agenda
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/2 Rev. | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Adoption of the detailed draft summary records of the second ordinary session of the Committee
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/3 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf  - doc
  • Draft operational guidelines on Article 16 of the Convention
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/4 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Documents to be approved by the second session of the Conference of Parties
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/5 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Alternatives for fundraising  for the International Fund for Cultural Diversity
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/6 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Alternatives for fundraising for the International Fund for Cultural Diversity
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/6 Add. | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Measures to increase the visibility and the promotion of the Convention
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/7 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Report of the Committee on its activities and decisions to the Conference of Parties
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/8 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
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Working Documents 2.IGC

  • Adoption of the Agenda
    CE/08/2.IGC/2 Rev. | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Draft Summary Records of the first extraordinary session
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/9 | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Draft operational guidelines on the promotion of international cooperation (Article 12 of the Convention
    CE/08/2.IGC/4 | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Draft operational guidelines on the integration of culture in sustainable development (Article 13 of the Convention)
    CE/08/2.IGC/5 | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Draft operational guidelines on cooperation for development (Article 14 of the Convention)
    CE/08/2.IGC/6 | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Draft guidelines on the use of the resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (Article 18 of the Convention)
    CE/08/2.IGC/7 | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Experts’ reports on preferential treatment for developing countries (Article 16 of the Convention)
    CE/08/2.IGC/8 | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Date(s) of the next session(s) of the Committee
    CE/08/2.IGC/9 | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Report of the Committee on its activities and decisions to the Conference of Parties
    CE/08/2.IGC/10 | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Election of the members of the Bureau of the Third Ordinary Session of the Committee
    CE/08/2.IGC/11 | en pdf | fr pdf
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Working Documents 1.EXT.IGC

  • Adoption of the Agenda
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/2 Prov. Rev. | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Draft Summary Records of the First Ordinary Session
    CE/07/1.IGC/10 | en pdf | fr pdf
  • Preparation of operational guidelines for the implementation and application of the provisions of the Convention: measures to promote and to protect cultural expressions (Art. 7, 8 and 17 of the Convention)
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/3 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Operational guidelines: concept and modalities for partnerships (Art. 15 of the Convention)
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/4 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Operational guidelines on the role and participation of civil society (Art. 11 and related articles)
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/5 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Operational guidelines on the use of the resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity: interim report
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/6 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
  • Selection of experts and terms of reference for the reports on preferential treatment (Art. 16 of the Convention): interim report
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/7 | en pdf - doc | fr pdf - doc
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Working Documents 1.IGC

  • Election of the members of the Bureau of the First Session of the Committee
    CE/07/1.IGC/2 - English | French
  • Provisional Agenda
    CE/07/1.IGC/3 - English | French
  • Provisional Rules of Procedure of the Committee
    CE/07/1.IGC/4 - English | French
  • Structure and content of the operational guidelines for the implementation and application of the provisions of the Convention
    CE/07/1.IGC/5A - English | French
  • International cooperation
    CE/07/1.IGC/5B - English | French
  • Role and participation of the civil society in the implementation of the Convention
    CE/07/1.IGC/5C - English | French
  • Use of the resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity: preparation of orientations
    CE/07/1.IGC/6 - English | French
  • Dates of the next sessions of the Committee
    CE/07/1.IGC/7 - English | French
  • Election of the members of the Bureau for the Second Session of the Committee
    CE/07/1.IGC/8 - English | French

Information documents

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Information Documents 7.IGC

  • Provisional timetable
    CE/13/7.IGC/INF.1 – English | French
  • List of participants
    CE/13/7.IGC/INF.2 – English & French
  • Survey Results 4CP
    CE/13/7.IGC/INF.3 – English & French
  • Report of the Secretariat on the design and future implementation of a global capacity-building strategy
    CE/13/7.IGC/INF.4 – English & French
  • External Evaluation of the UNESCO/EU Expert Facility Project to strengthen the system of governance for culture in developing countries (2010-2013)
    CE/13/7.IGC/INF.5 – EnglishFrench
  • Concept Note: Global Trends and Challenges on the State of Implementation of the Convention (2005)
    CE/13/7.IGC/INF.6 – English & French
  • IFCD Brochure
    CE/13/7.IGC/INF.7 – English & French
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Information Documents 6.IGC

  • Provisional timetable
    CE/12/6.IGC/INF.1 – English | French
  • Provisional list of participants
    CE/12/6.IGC/INF.2 – English & French
  • Secretariat’s report of its activities in 2012
    CE/12/6.IGC/INF.3 – English | French
  • Secretariat’s report on the results of the completed IFCD projects
    CE/12/6.IGC/INF.4 – English | French
  • Strategy of Ratification : Summary of responses from Parties and civil society organizations
    CE/12/6.IGC/INF.5 – English | French
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Information Documents 5.IGC

  • Provisional timetable
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/INF.1 – English | French
  • Provisional list of participants
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/INF.2 – English & French
  • Secretariat’s Report of Activities 2011
    CE/11/5.IGC/213/INF.3 – English | French
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Information Documents 4.IGC

  • Provisional timetable
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/INF1 – English | French
  • Provisional list of participants
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/INF2 – English & French
  • Draft Framework for Periodic Reports on Measures to Protect and Promote the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/INF3 – English | French
  • Strategy of Ratification : Summary of responses from Parties and civil society organizations
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/INF4 – English | French
  • Collecting Information, Data and Best Practices: Existing Mechanisms and Tools
    CE/10/4.IGC/205/INF5 – English | French
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Information Documents 3.IGC

  • Provisional timetable
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF1 – English | French
  • List of participants
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF2 – English & French
  • State of ratification of the Convention on the Protection and the Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (by electoral group)
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF3A Rev.1 - English & French
  • State of ratification of the Convention on the Protection and the Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (by region)
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF3A Rev.2 - English & French
  • International organizations
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF3B – English & French
  • Contributions to the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF4B – English & French
  • Contributions to the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF4B.Add – English & French
  • Assistance request form (International Fund for Cultural Diversity, FIDC)
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF4C – English & French
  • Replies of Parties and civil society to the questionnaire on the visibility of the Convention
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF5 – English & French
  • Points of contact responsible for information sharing in relation to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF6 – English & French
  • Article 19 – Exchange, analysis and dissemination of information: Culturelink network’s twenty years of experience
    CE/09/3.IGC/211/INF7 – English | French

Reply to the questionnaire on the visibility and the promotion of the Convention received after the finalization of the document: Seychelles

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Information Documents 2.EXT.IGC

  • Provisional timetable
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/INF.1 Rev. | fr | en
  • List of Participants
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/INF.2 | en & fr
  • Reference documents on Article 16 of the Convention
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/INF.3 | fr | en
  • Replies to the questionnaire concerning the elaboration of the operational guidelines on Article 16 of the Convention 
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/INF.4 | fr & en
  • Table of replies of Parties and civil society to the questionnaire on Article 16 of the Convention (question by question)
    CE/09/2.EXT.IGC/208/INF.5 Rev. | fr & en

Replies to the questionnaire concerning the elaboration of the operational guidelines on Article 16 of the Convention received after the deadline

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Information Documents 2.IGC

  • Provisional Timetable
    CE/08/2.IGC/INF.1 | fr | en
  • Parties’ written contributions related to Article 13 of the Convention
    CE/08/2.IGC/INF.2 | fr & en
  • List of Participants
    CE/08/2.IGC/INF.3 | fr & en
  • Culture in sustainable development: insights for the future implementation of Art. 13, D. Throsby
    CE/08/Throsby/Art.13 | fr | en
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Information Documents 1.EXT.IGC

  • Provisional timetable
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/INF.1 | en | fr
  • Article 7: Mesures to promote cultural expressions: European approches
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/INF.2 | en | fr
  • Vulnerability and threat: Insights for the future implementation of Article 8
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/INF.3 | en | fr
  • The partnering process
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/INF.4 | en | fr
  • Article 7 : Measures to promote cultural expressions: Latin American approaches
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/INF.5 | en | fr | es
  • Contributions of Parties on the use of the of the resources of the FIDC
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/INF.6A | en & fr
  • Comparative Table of Parties contributions on the use of the resources of the FIDC
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/INF.6B | en & fr
  • CHAIRMAN’S CONCLUSIONS ON THE SEMINAR ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONVENTION OF THE DIVERSITY OF CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS (2005) organized by Germany’s Permanent Delegation to UNESCO and Germany’s National Commission for UNESCO - UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, Nov. 26, 2007
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/INF.7 | en
  • List of Participants
    CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/INF.8 | en & fr

Miscellaneous

  • Flash Info, Office of the Spokeswoman – 25 June 2008
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Information Documents 1.IGC

  • General information
    CE/07/1.IGC/INF.1 - English | French
    Corrigendum
    CE/07/1.IGC/INF.1/Corr. - English & French
  • Provisional Timetable
    CE/07/1.IGC/INF.2 - English | French
  • Report of  the expert meeting on international cooperation
    CE/07/1.IGC/INF.3 - English | French
  • Report of the expert meeting on the statistical measurement of the diversity of cultural expressions
    CE/07/1.IGC/INF.4 - English
  • Selected bibliography
    CE/07/1.IGC/INF.5 - English & French
  • Civil Society and the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
    CE/07/1.IGC/INF.6 - English | French
  • List of Participants
    English & French

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