Sessions of the Intergovernmental Committee

Meeting

Agenda Highlights

7th Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(10-13 December 2013)

6th Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(10-14 December 2012)

  • IFCD:
    - evaluation of pilot phase (2010 - 2012)
    - revision of Guidelines
    - decision on projects submitted in 2012
  • Discussion on quadrennial periodic reports submitted in 2012
  • Discussion on Article 21 (International Consultation and Coordination)
  • Discussion on the selection of an emblem for the Convention

5th Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(5-7 December 2011)

  • IFCD: decision on projects submitted for 2011 and discussion about evaluation of the pilot phase
  • Preparation of quadrennial periodic reports
  • Discussion on Article 21 (International Consultation and Coordination)
  • Discussion about the creation of an emblem for the Convention

4th Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(29 November-3 December 2010)

  • Review of draft guidelines on information sharing and exchange; education and public awareness
  • IFCD: decision on first project applications, review of fundraising strategy
  • Discussion on creation of emblem and nomination of public personality(ies)

3rd Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(7-9 December 2009)

  • Election of IFCD evaluation panel
  • Adoption of ratification strategy
  • Adoption of guidelines on visibility and promotion of Convention
  • Discussion on information sharing and exchange

2nd Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(23-25 March 2009)

  • Preferential treatment: results of questionnaire
  • Discussion on alternative mechanisms to fundraise for the IFCD

2nd Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(8-12 December 2008)

  • Draft guidelines adopted on
    - integrating culture into sustainable development
    - cooperation for development
  • Preferential treatment for developing countries: expert reports

1st Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(24-27 June 2008)

  • Draft guidelines adopted on
    - public measures to promote diverse cultural expressions
    - public-private partnerships
    - role and participation of civil society
  • Expert papers:
    - Public measures in Europe and in Latin America
    - The partnering process
    - Vulnerability and threats to protect cultural expressions
  • First exchange forum between civil society and States Parties

1st Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(10-13 December 2007)
Ottawa, Canada

  • Discussion on use of resources of the IFCD
  • Outlining role and participation of civil society
  • Expert reports:
    - International cooperation
    - Measuring diversity
  • Rules of Procedure adopted 
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