Second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(Paris, 8 - 12 December 2008)

Highlights of the session:

  • Draft guidelines adopted on:
    - integrating culture into sustainable development
    - cooperation for development
  • Expert report on preferential treatment for developing countries

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Opening Ceremony Speech

The second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 8 to 12 December 2008 in Room XII.

  • Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO
    PDF: En & Fr
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Decisions and Participants

  • Decisions
    CE/08/2.IGC/Dec. - En | Fr
     
  • List of Participants
    CE/08/2.IGC/INF.3 Prov. - fr & en
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Oral Report

  • Oral report of the Rapporteur
    CE/08/2.IGC/12 - En
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Information Documents

  • 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
     
  • 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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Working Documents

  • 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

    *In order to respect the statutory deadline and after consultation with the Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Committee, the Secretariat has put online the English version of the working document regarding the experts reports on preferential treatment for developing countries (Article 16 of the Convention), earlier than the French version, contrary to customary practice.    
     
  • 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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