Fifth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

The General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention is the sovereign body of the Convention and meets in ordinary session every two years. The General Assembly gives strategic orientations for the implementation of the Convention and elects the 24 members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
All States Parties to the Convention meet every two years in an ordinary session at the UNESCO Headquarters. In conformity with its Rules of Procedure and with Article 6 of the Convention, the General Assembly will conduct an election for the renewal of half of the Members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. The General Assembly will also examine a revision of some of the operational directives to guide the implementation of the Convention and proceed with accreditation of non-governmental organizations for advisory services to the Committee.


Details

Type of Event Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting
Start 02.06.2014 10:00 local time
End 05.06.2014 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Wolf Lehman, Oda
Organizer UNESCO Section of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Contact o.wolf@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7 Place de Fontenoy
Room Room XII
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 400
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Website
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