Periodic reporting

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Key references

Ratification of the Convention on

6 January 2010

Listing of ICH

Iraqi Maqam
Iraqi Maqam (2008, RL)
On-going nomination(s)
  • 2025: Al-Muhaibis: social practices and traditions associated with it (RL)

  • 2025: Arabic Kohl (RL)

  • 2025: La zaffa dans le mariage traditionnel (RL)

  • 2025: Arabic calligraphy, knowledge, skills and practices (RL)

  • 2024: Nawrouz, Novruz, Nowrouz, Nowrouz, Nawrouz, Nauryz, Nooruz, Nowruz, Navruz, Nevruz, Nowruz, Navruz (RL)

  • 2024: Henna: rituals, aesthetic and social practices (RL)

Files pending priority ‘0’ treatment
  • 2025: Bisht (men's Abaa): skills and practices (RL)

  • 2025: Oud instrument: practices, skills and performing arts (RL)

  • 2025: Art et traditions de bâtir en terre (RL)

  • 2025: Al Saafiyat and plant fibers: craft and social traditions (RL)


Antiquities and Heritage Law


Antiquities and Heritage Law (translation)


Ordinance N.40 on excavations

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