Eighth session of the General Assembly

The eighth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (originally foreseen from 9 to 11 June) has been rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to 25 to 27 August 2020 (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris). This arrangement is subject to further change, given the unprecedented and evolving situation.

Over the three days, 178 States Parties will discuss a number of issues that are important for the safeguarding of living heritage around the world. All working documents for the session will be published by 24 July 2020 on this webpage.