Decision of the Intergovernmental Committee: 10.COM 11

The Committee,

  1. Having examined document ITH/15/10.COM/11,
  2. Recalling Decision 8.COM 7.a.5 and Chapter I.12 of the Operational Directives,
  3. Takes note of Guatemala’s request to modify the name of the element currently inscribed in 2013 on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding under the name ‘Paach ceremony’;
  4. Approves the change of name as proposed by the Guatemalan authorities, decides that the name of the element becomes Nan Pa’ch ceremony in English and
    La cérémonie de la Nan Pa’ch in French and requests the Secretariat to incorporate this change in all its communications with respect to that element.