Fifth extraordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Boatbuilder Marko Nikula from Turku in Finland is building a traditional ‘storbåt’. Here he works with the frames Read more on the element
© Jaska Poikonen, 2019

The fifth extraordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held fully online on 1 July 2022.
This extraordinary session of the Committee is convened at the request of the sixteenth session of the Committee (Decision 16.COM 14) as part of the ongoing global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the 2003 Convention. Following the Committee’s decision to extend the mandate of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group in the framework of the abovementioned global reflection with a Part III meeting (online, 25 and 26 April 2022), this extraordinary session is invited to examine further proposals of amendments to the Operational Directives for the Implementation of the Convention for potential presentation to the ninth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention (UNESCO Headquarters, 5 to 7 July 2022).

Documents corresponding the items inscribed on the provisional agenda will be published on this webpage as soon as possible.

As the start of the meeting is fast approaching, participants are invited to register by 24 June 2022 on the dedicated webpage.

 Item of the agendaDocuments
1Opening  
2Election of the Bureau LHE/22/5.EXT.COM/2: English|French
 
3Adoption of the agenda LHE/22/5.EXT.COM/3: English|French

LHE/22/5.EXT.COM/INF.3.1: English|French
Provisional Timetable
LHE/22/5.EXT.COM/INF.3.2: English|French
Provisional list of documents 
4The global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the Convention and proposed revisions to the Operational Directives LHE/22/5.EXT.COM/4: English|French

LHE/22/5.EXT.COM/INF.4: English|French
Summary Records of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group meeting in the framework of the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the 2003 Convention (Part III) 
5Closure  
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