Working documents, decisions and resolutions of the Governing Bodies of the Convention relevant to Parties’ quadrennial periodic reporting

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2nd ordinary session of the Conference of Parties (15 - 16 June 2009)

The Conference of Parties requested the Intergovernmental Committee to submit to it for approval at its third ordinary session draft operational guidelines on Articles 9 and 19.

Resolution 2.CP 7
 

3rd ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee (7 - 9 December 2009)

Working document CE/09/3.IGC/211/7 on 'Preparation of the operational guidelines on information sharing and transparency (Article 9 of the Convention)’

The Intergovernmental Committee held a preliminary discussion with a view to preparing draft operational guidelines on Article 9. It expressed its preference for a submission schedule based on the date of ratification of Parties to the option of regional reporting.

Working document CE/09/3.IGC/211/8 on ‘Preparation of the operational guidelines on exchange, analysis and dissemination of information (Article 19 of the Convention)’

The Intergovernmental Committee launched an initial discussion on the preparation of the draft operational guidelines on Article 19.

Decisions 3.IGC 7 and 3.IGC 8
 

4th ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee (29 November - 3 December 2010)

Working document CE/10/4.IGC/205/7 on ‘Draft operational guidelines on information sharing and transparency (Article 9 of the Convention)

Information document CE/10/4.IGC/205/INF3 on ‘Draft Framework for Periodic Reports on Measures to Protect and Promote the Diversity of Cultural Expressions’

The Intergovernmental Committee adopted the draft Operational Guidelines on information sharing and transparency and their Annex on the draft framework for quadrennial periodic reports and submitted them for approval at the third ordinary session of the Conference of Parties.

Working document CE/10/4.IGC/205/8 on ‘Draft operational guidelines on the exchange, analysis and dissemination of information (Article 19 of the Convention)’

The Intergovernmental Committee adopted the draft Operational Guidelines on the exchange, analysis and dissemination of information and submitted them for approval at the third ordinary session of the Conference of Parties.

Decisions 4.IGC 7 and 4.IGC 8
 

3rd ordinary session of the Conference of Parties (14 - 15 June 2011)

Working document CE/11/3.CP/209/10 on ‘Submission and dissemination of quadrennial periodic reports of the Parties to the Convention’

The Conference of Parties adopted the operational guidelines on Article 9 and the timetable for the submission of reports and requested the Secretariat to draw up an analytical summary of the reports received and to submit it to the sixth session of the Intergovernmental Committee. It also decided that the reports shall be made available to the public for information after the session of the Committee at which they have been considered.

Resolutions 3.CP 7 and 3.CP.10
 

5th ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee (5 - 7 December 2011)

Working document CE/11/5.IGC/213/4 on ‘Preparation of quadrennial periodic reports of Parties to the Convention’

The Intergovernmental Committee encouraged Parties to submit, to the extent possible, their reports in both working languages and invited them to also submit their reports in other languages for purposes of information sharing.

Decision 5.IGC 4
 

6th ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee (10 - 14 December 2012)

Working document CE/12/6.IGC/213/4 on ‘Strategic and action-oriented analytical summary of the quadrennial periodic reports’

The Intergovernmental Committee requested the Secretariat to forward to the Conference of Parties the Parties’ periodic reports together with the Committee’s comments and the Secretariat’s analytical summary.

The Committee requested the Secretariat to revise the templates taking into consideration the lessons learnt and to organize an exchange session with experts in the framework of the fourth ordinary session of the Conference of Parties.

Decision 6.IGC 4

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