Linguistic versions of the 2003 Convention

In addition to its six authoritative texts (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish), the 2003 Convention has been translated, officially or unofficially, into many other languages. Please send your remarks, comments or additional versions (if possible, official texts) by e-mail to: ich@unesco.org.

Albanian

KONVENTË PËR RUAJTJEN E TRASHËGIMISË KULTURORE JOMATERIALE
Provided by the Academy of Sciences of Albania: PDF

Arabic -

اتفاقية بشأن حماية التراث الثقافي غير المادي
: PDF

Armenian

ԿՈՆՎԵՆՑԻԱ ՈՉ ՆՅՈՒԹԱԿԱՆ ՄՇԱԿՈՒԹԱՅԻՆ ԺԱՌԱՆԳՈՒԹՅԱՆ ՊԱՇՏՊԱՆՈՒԹՅԱՆ ՄԱՍԻՆ
Provided by the Armenian commission for UNESCO: PDF

Bulgarian

КОНВЕНЦИЯ ЗА ОПАЗВАНЕ НА НЕМАТЕРИАЛНОТО КУЛТУРНО НАСЛЕДСТВО
Provided by the Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Bulgaria to UNESCO: PDF

Catalan

CONVENCIÓ PER A LA SALVAGUARDA DEL PATRIMONI CULTURAL IMMATERIAL
Provided by the UNESCO Center of Catalonia: PDF

Chichewa

Pangano la Kuteteza kwa Chikhalidwe Chosakhudzika Chotengera kwa Makolo
Provided by the Malawi National Commission for UNESCO: PDF

Chinese -

保护非物质文化遗产 公 约
: PDF

Croatian

KONVENCIJA O ZAŠTITI NEMATERIJALNE KULTURNE BAŠTINE
Provided by the Croatian Commission for UNESCO : PDF

Czech

ÚMLUVA O ZACHOVANI NEMATERIALNIHO KULTURNIHO DEDICTVI
Provided by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic: PDF

Dutch

VERDRAG INZAKE/CONVENTIE BETREFFENDE DE BESCHERMING VAN HET IMMATERIEEL CULTUREEL ERFGOED
Translation by the Vlaams Centrum voor Volkscultuur: PDF

Dutch

VERDRAG INZAKE/CONVENTIE BETREFFENDE DE BESCHERMING VAN HET IMMATERIEEL CULTUREEL ERFGOED
Official translation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands: PDF

English -

CONVENTION FOR THE SAFEGUARDING OF THE INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE
: PDF

Estonian

VAIMSE KULTUURIPÄRANDI KAITSE KONVENTSIOON
Official translation by Mari Vaus from Estonian Legal Language Centre: PDF

Finnish

YLEISSOPIMUS AINEETTOMAN KULTTUURIPERINNÖN SUOJELEMISESTA
As provided by the Ministry of Education and Culture (Finland): PDF

French -

CONVENTION POUR LA SAUVEGUARDE DU PATRIMOINE CULTUREL IMMATÉRIEL
: PDF

Galician

CONVENCIÓN PARA A SALVAGARDA DO PATRIMONIO CULTURAL INMATERIAL
Translation by the University of Vigo: PDF

German

ÜBEREINKOMMEN ZUR ERHALTUNG DES IMMATERIELLEN KULTURERBES
Translation by the National Commission of Luxembourg for the cooperation with UNESCO: PDF

German

ÜBEREINKOMMEN ZUR ERHALTUNG DES IMMATERIELLEN KULTURERBES
Translation provided by the German Federal Foreign Office: PDF

Greek

ΣΥΜΒΑΣΗ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΠΡΟΣTΑΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΥΛΗΣ ΠΟΛΙTΙΣTΙΚΗΣ ΚΛΗΡΟΝΟΜΙΑΣ
As provided by the Permanent Delegation of Greece to UNESCO: PDF

Hungarian

EGYEZMÉNY A SZELLEMI KULTURÁLIS ÖRÖKSÉG VÉDELMÉRÕL
The translation was made by the National Commission which is part of the Ministry of Education and Culture: PDF

Italian

CONVENZIONE PER LA SALVAGUARDIA DEL PATRIMONIO CULTURALE INMATERIALE
As provided online by the Italian National Commission for UNESCO: PDF

Japanese

無形文化遺産の保護に関する条約
As provided on-line by the [Ministry of Foreign Affairs|http://www.mofa.jp/mofaj/gaiko/treaty/treaty159_5.html] of Japan: PDF

Kiswahili

MAAFIKIANO YA KULINDA TURATHI ZA TAMADUNI ZISIZOGUSIKA
Translated by the Panel of Kiswahili experts convened by the Department of Culture, Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture, Republic of Kenya: PDF

Korean

무형문화유산 보호를 위한 협약
Translation provided by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO: PDF

Laothian

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Translation provided by the Department of Heritage, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism: PDF

Latvian

KONVENCIJA PAR NEMATERIĀLĀ KULTŪRAS MANTOJUMA SAGLABĀŠANU
Elaborated by the Latvian Translation and Terminology Centre: PDF

Lithuanian

NEMATERIALAUS KULTŪROS PAVELDO APSAUGOS KONVENCIJA
Elaborated by the Traduction center, documentation and information for the Government of Lithuania: PDF

Luganda

ENDAGAANO Y’OKUKUUMA OBUWANGWA N’ENNONO
Provided by the Department of Culture and Family Affairs, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Republic of Uganda: PDF

Mongolian

БИЕТ БУС СОЁЛЫН ӨВИЙГ ХАМГААЛАХ ТУХАЙ КОНВЕНЦ
Provided by the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO: PDF

Nepali

अमूर्त साँस्कृतिक सम्पदा संरक्षणसम्बन्धी महासन्धि
Provided by UNESCO Kathmandu Office: PDF

Northern Sámi

OKTASAŠSOAHPAMUŠ IMMATERIÁLA KULTURÁRBBI SUODJALEAMIS
As provided by the Ministry of Education and Culture (Finland): PDF

Persian

کنوانسيون براي پاسداري از ميراث فرهنگي ناملموس
Provided by UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office: PDF

Portuguese

CONVENÇÃO PARA A SALVAGUARDA DO PATRIMÓNIO CULTURAL IMATERIAL
Elaborated by the Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico e Artístico Nacional (Brazil): PDF

Portuguese

CONVENÇÃO PARA A SALVAGUARDA DO PATRIMÓNIO CULTURAL IMATERIAL
Communicated by the Portuguese Commission for UNESCO: PDF

Romanian

CONVENŢIA PENTRU SALVGARDAREA PATRIMONIULUI CULTURAL IMATERIAL
Provided by the Permanent Delegation of Romania to UNESCO: PDF

Russian -

МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ КОНВЕНЦИЯ ОБ ОХРАНЕ НЕМАТЕРИАЛЬНОГО КУЛЬТУРНОГО НАСЛЕДИЯ
: PDF

Slovak

DOHOVOR O OCHRANE NEHMOTNÉHO KULTÚRNEHO DEDIČSTVA
Provided by the Ministry of Culture of Slovak Republic : PDF

Spanish -

CONVENCIÓN PARA LA SALVAGUARDIA DEL PATRIMONIO CULTURAL INMATERIAL
: PDF

Tajik

КОНВЕНСИЯИ ЮНЕСКО ОИД БА ҲИФЗИ МЕРОСИ ФАРҲАНГИИ ҒАЙРИМОДДӢ
Translation by the Tajikistan National Commission for UNESCO: PDF

Tigrinya

ውዕል ዕቃበ ረቂቕ ባህላዊ ውርሻ (diplays properly only if you install Ethiopic fonts)
Provided by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Eritrea and the Eritrea National Commission for UNESCO: PDF

Turkish

SOMUT OLMAYAN KÜLTÜREL MİRASIN KORUNMASI SÖZLEŞMESİ
Provided by the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO: PDF

Uzbek

НОМОДДИЙ МАДАНИЙ МЕРОСНИ МУҲОФАЗА ҚИЛИШ БЎЙИЧА ХАЛҚАРО КОНВЕНЦИЯ
Provided by the National Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan for UNESCO: PDF

Vietnamese

CÔNG ƯỚC VỀ BẢO VỆ DI SẢN VĂN HÓA PHI VẬT THỂ
Revised by Ministry of Culture and Information and Viet Nam National Commission for UNESCO: PDF
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