Ninth session of the General Assembly

Eighth session of the General Assembly
Eighth session of the General Assembly
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The ninth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 July 2022. Over three days, 180 States Parties will gather and discuss a number of issues that are important for the safeguarding of living heritage around the world and the future of the Convention.

The convening of this session of the General Assembly in presentia is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation. The Secretariat will provide necessary information regarding health measures in line with the host country rules and UNESCO guidance applicable at the time of the meeting.

Documents are made available in the six official languages of the United Nations (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish) on this webpage, in a staggered manner from 3 June 2022.

Representatives of States Parties and observers are invited to register online.

 Item of the agendaDocuments
1Opening LHE/21/16.COM/4: English|French
Summary Records of the fifteenth session of the Committee
LHE/22/17.COM/4.a: English|French
Summary records of the sixteenth session of the Committee
LHE/22/9.GA/INF.1: English|French
Summary Records of the eighth session of the General Assembly 
2Election of the Bureau LHE/22/9.GA/2: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
3Adoption of the agenda LHE/22/9.GA/3: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese

LHE/22/9.GA/INF.3.1: English|French
Provisional timetable
LHE/22/9.GA/INF.3.2 Rev.9: English|French
Provisional list of documents 
4Distribution of seats in the Committee per electoral group LHE/22/9.GA/4: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
5Report by the Committee to the General Assembly (January 2020 to December 2021) LHE/22/9.GA/5: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
6Report by the Secretariat on its activities (January 2020 to December 2021) LHE/22/9.GA/6: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
7Accreditation of non-governmental organizations to act in an advisory capacity to the Committee LHE/22/9.GA/7: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
See the 46 accreditation requests
: Correspondence on NGO-90481 (updated on 29 June)
: Correspondence on NGO-90493 (updated on 29 June) 
8Endorsement of the procedure followed for the inscription of ‘Joumou soup’, submitted by Haiti, on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity LHE/22/9.GA/8: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
9The global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the Convention and proposed revisions to the Operational Directives LHE/22/9.GA/9: English|French

LHE/21/16.COM/INF.14: 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 I and Part II)
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) 
10Use of the resources of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund LHE/22/9.GA/10: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese

LHE/22/9.GA/INF.10: English|French
Report on the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund for the period 1 January 2020 – 31 December 2021 
11Election of the members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage LHE/22/9.GA/11: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese

LHE/22/9.GA/INF.11 Rev.7: English|French
List of candidate States Parties for election to the Intergovernmental Committee 
12Proposed revisions to the Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention LHE/22/9.GA/12: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
13Proposal for the celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the Convention in 2023 LHE/22/9.GA/13: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
14Other business  
15Closure  
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