Belgium and the 2003 Convention

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Key references

Ratification of the Convention on

24 March 2006

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Listing of ICH and Register

Leuven age set ritual repertoire

Leuven age set ritual repertoire (2010, RL)

On-going nomination(s)
  • 2017: Remembrance education and safeguarding the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, City of Peace (Art18)

Backlog nomination(s)
  • 2018: L'Ommegang de Bruxelles - cortège historique et fête populaire annuels (RL)

  • 2012: Safeguarding the foster care heritage in the merciful city of Geel: a contemporary community-based care model based on 700 years of experience (Art18)

Activities with the patronage


Mr Marc Jacobs
Director of the Flemish Interface for Cultural Heritage (FARO)

Mr Marc Jacobs Director of the Flemish Interface for Cultural Heritage (FARO)

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Accredited NGOs located in this country

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Regulatory establishing the missions, composition and crucial issues of the functioning of the Advice Bodies within the scope of the Decree


Regulatory on the Titles of Living Cultural Treasure and Master Pieces of the Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage and on the subventions granted to persons so awarded and to the operators organizing such demonstrations


Decree on Movable Cultural Properties and Intangible Heritage of the French Community of Belgium

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