Seventh session of the General Assembly
The seventh session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage took place at UNESCO headquarters, Paris, from Monday 4 to Wednesday 6 June 2018. Over the three days, 177 States Parties discussed a number of issues that are important for the safeguarding of living heritage around the world.
In the margin of this Assembly, a series of side-events was organized by the Secretariat under the global theme of ‘Tell your #living heritage story’. They exhibited the richness of living heritage today and provided a platform for discourse and experience-sharing among the different actors involved in safeguarding, including the States, NGOs, youth and community members.