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Working with the Form

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  • The highlighted question marks that appear in the forms (?) are links to the tips on this page. The highlighted (S) are links to potential sources for the Sources and Statistics Annex.
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General indications

  • Please do not exceed 20 pages / 10,000 words in the main body of the report, i. e. when filling in the Periodic Report Form. You will be reminded about the remaining number of words at the end of each section of the Form. Please note that this number does not include the short fields such as titles, names of people or organizations, contact details, etc.
  • Declarative statements shall be supported by facts and explanations. Information and analysis are to be derived from a variety of sources and be illustrated with examples. Long historical accounts are to be avoided, and links may be added directly in the text.

Structure of the report

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Suggested number of pages


Executive summary



General information






Awareness-raising and participation of civil society



Main results achieved and challenges encountered when implementing the Convention






  • The Report is to be prepared in English or French, the working languages of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
  • Parties are encouraged to submit, to the extent possible, their reports in both working languages of the Committee.
  • Parties that are in a position to do so are invited to also submit their reports in other languages (e.g., national languages) for purposes of information sharing.


Parties are invited to contact the Secretariat for any clarification or information. The Secretariat would also welcome feedback which will be used in the development of the supporting tools and also contribute to future reporting cycles.

Submitting the Forms

Once completed, you can submit the Forms electronically when you are online, by pressing the ‘Send’ button, or via email to reports2005c(at), as an attachment. As an alternative, you can upload the forms on this website: (use email in “Recepient” field).

A printed copy(ies) of the Periodic Report Form, with the original signature of the designated official must be sent to the Secretariat of the 2005 Convention:
Section of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
1, rue Miollis
75732 Paris Cedex 15

Deadline for submitting the reports

The deadline for receipt of the reports is 30 April 2014.

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