First Session of the General Assembly (1.GA)

The Intangible Heritage Messenger N°3 (August 2006)
الإنكليزية
© UNESCO

The first session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage took place from 27 to 29 June 2006 in Room XII at UNESCO Headquarters.


Chairperson, Vice-Chairs and Rapporteur

  • Chairperson: H.E. Mr Mohammed Bedjaoui (Algeria)
  • Vice-Chairs: Brazil, Ethiopia, India and Romania
  • Rapporteur: H.E. Mr Faruk Loğoğlu (Turkey)

Speeches

  • Mr. Koichiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO (in الإنكليزية)
  • H.E. Mr. Mohammed Bedjaoui, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria (in French)
  • H.E. Mr. Kenji Kosaka, Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (in English)
  • H.E. Mr. Zhang Xinsheng, Chairman of the Executive Board of UNESCO (in English)
  • H.E. Mr. Musa Bin Jaafar Bin Hassan, President of the General Conference of UNESCO (in English)
  • Declaration of H.E. Mr. Mohammed Bedjaoui, Chairman of the first session of the General Assembly (in French)

Oral report

Elections

  • The list of Members of the Intergovernmental Committee elected on 29 June 2006 can be consulted at the end of the Resolutions document available below

Participants, summary records and resolutions

Working documents distributed before the meeting

  • Election of a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson(s) and Rapporteur of the General Assembly
    ITH/06/1.GA/CONF.201/1B: الإنكليزية
  • Adoption of the Agenda and Timetable of the 1st session of the General Assembly
    ITH/06/1.GA/CONF.201/2: الإنكليزية
  • Adoption of the Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
    ITH/06/1.GA/CONF.201/3: الإنكليزية
  • Determination of a uniform percentage of States Parties’ contributions to the regular budget of UNESCO for establishing their contribution to the Fund for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
    ITH/06/1.GA/CONF.201/4: الإنكليزية
  • Date and venue of the sessions of the General Assembly
    ITH/06/1.GA/CONF.201/5: الإنكليزية
  • Distribution among electoral groups of membership of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
    ITH/06/1.GA/CONF.201/6A: الإنكليزية
  • Term of office of the States Members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
    ITH/06/1.GA/CONF.201/6B: الإنكليزية
  • Date and venue of the first session of the Intergovernmental Committee meeting
    ITH/06/1.GA/CONF.201/7A: الإنكليزية
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