Periodic reporting: submissions and forthcoming deadlines for all States Parties

Important notice

The General Assembly of State Parties to the Convention at its seventh session (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from 4 to 6 June 2018) approved the amendments to the Operational Directives on periodic reporting (Resolution 7.GA 10) as recommended by the twelfth session of the Intergovernmental Committee through its Decision 12.COM 10, thus transitioning towards a regional cycle of reporting on the implementation of the Convention (Form ICH-10).

A transition period for reforming the periodic reporting mechanism has started and will last until the submission of reports from the first region on 15 December 2020 for examination by the Committee at its sixteenth session in 2021. This means that no periodic reports on the implementation of the Convention and on elements inscribed on the Representative List is expected until 15 December 2020. The calendar for the first regional cycle of reporting has been established at the thirteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee (Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius, 26 November to 1 December 2018) and is as follows:

2020: Latin America and the Caribbean
2021: Europe
2022: Arab States
2023: Africa
2024: Asia and the Pacific
2025: Reflection year

It is to be duly noted that the above mentioned suspension does not affect the procedure for States Parties to report on the status of elements inscribed on the List of Intangible Cultural heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding (Form ICH-11) which will continue to follow the current rules and deadlines, notably 15 December of the fourth year following the year of inscription, and every fourth year thereafter.

In-depth studies of periodic reports: transmission/education and inventory-making

The following table presents all the reports submitted so far by States Parties as well as the upcoming deadlines for submitting reports on the status of elements inscribed on the Urgent Safeguarding List.

The reports submitted before the 15 December of a given year are examined by the Committee the year after.

179 results found
Country
(ratification)
Reporting on the ConventionReporting on USL elementsDocuments
Afghanistan
(2009)
15/12/2015 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
 
Albania
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2021
Algeria
(2004)
15/12/2010 (submitted on time)
15/12/2016 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2022
01274 (2018):
  • 15/12/2022
Andorra
(2013)
15/12/2021
 
Antigua and Barbuda
(2013)
15/12/2020
 
Argentina
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2020
Armenia
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2021
Austria
(2009)
15/12/2015 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Azerbaijan
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2021
00905 (2013):
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
01190 (2018):
  • 15/12/2022
Bahamas
(2014)
15/12/2020
 
Bahrain
(2014)
15/12/2022
 
Bangladesh
(2009)
15/12/2015 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2024
Barbados
(2008)
15/12/2014 (not submitted)
15/12/2020
 
Belarus
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
00308 (2009):
  • 15/12/2010 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
Belgium
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Belize
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
15/12/2020
Benin
(2012)
15/12/2023
 
Bhutan
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina
(2009)
15/12/2015 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Botswana
(2010)
15/12/2016 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
00753 (2012):
  • 15/12/2016 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2020
01290 (2017):
  • 15/12/2021
Brazil
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2020
00521 (2011):
  • 15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted in 2017)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
Brunei Darussalam
(2011)
15/12/2017 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
 
Bulgaria
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Burkina Faso
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2023
Burundi
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2023
Cabo Verde
(2016)
15/12/2023
 
Cambodia
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
01165 (2016):
  • 15/12/2020
01374 (2018):
  • 15/12/2022
Cameroon
(2012)
15/12/2023
 
Central African Republic
(2004)
15/12/2010 (submitted on time)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Chad
(2008)
15/12/2014 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Chile
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2020
China
(2004)
15/12/2010 (submitted on time)
15/12/2016 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2024
00305 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted in 2016)
  • 15/12/2017 (not submitted)
  • 15/12/2021
00303 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted in 2016)
  • 15/12/2017 (not submitted)
  • 15/12/2021
00302 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted in 2016)
  • 15/12/2017 (not submitted)
  • 15/12/2021
00322 (2010):
  • 15/12/2014 (submitted in 2016)
  • 15/12/2018 (not submitted)
  • 15/12/2022
00321 (2010):
  • 15/12/2014 (submitted in 2016)
  • 15/12/2018 (not submitted)
  • 15/12/2022
00304 (2010):
  • 15/12/2014 (submitted in 2016)
  • 15/12/2018 (not submitted)
  • 15/12/2022
00530 (2011):
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted in 2016)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
Colombia
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2020
01095 (2015):
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
01285 (2017):
  • 15/12/2021
Comoros
(2013)
15/12/2023
 
Congo
(2012)
15/12/2023
 
Cook Islands
(2016)
15/12/2024
 
Costa Rica
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2020
Côte d’Ivoire
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
Croatia
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
00320 (2010):
  • 15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2018 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2022
Cuba
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
15/12/2020
Cyprus
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2021
Czechia
(2009)
15/12/2015 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
Democratic Republic of the Congo
(2010)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Denmark
(2009)
15/12/2015 (submitted in 2016)
15/12/2021
Djibouti
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2023
Dominica
(2005)
15/12/2011 (not submitted)
15/12/2020
 
Dominican Republic
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2020
Ecuador
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2020
Egypt
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (not submitted)
15/12/2022
01376 (2018):
  • 15/12/2022
 
El Salvador
(2012)
15/12/2020
 
Equatorial Guinea
(2010)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Eritrea
(2010)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Estonia
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2021
Eswatini
(2012)
15/12/2023
 
Ethiopia
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
Fiji
(2010)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
 
Finland
(2013)
15/12/2021
 
France
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2021
00315 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted in 2015)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
Gabon
(2004)
15/12/2010 (submitted in 2011)
15/12/2016 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
Gambia
(2011)
15/12/2017 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Georgia
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Germany
(2013)
15/12/2021
 
Ghana
(2016)
15/12/2023
 
Greece
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted in 2015)
15/12/2021
Grenada
(2009)
15/12/2015 (not submitted)
15/12/2020
 
Guatemala
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2020
00863 (2013):
  • 15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
Guinea
(2008)
15/12/2014 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Guinea-Bissau
(2016)
15/12/2023
 
Haiti
(2009)
15/12/2015 (submitted in 2016)
15/12/2020
Honduras
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2020
Hungary
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Iceland
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2017 (not submitted)
15/12/2021
 
India
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
Indonesia
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
00509 (2011):
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted in 2016)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
00619 (2012):
  • 15/12/2016 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2020
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2016)
15/12/2024
00535 (2011):
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
00534 (2011):
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
Iraq
(2010)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2022
 
Ireland
(2015)
15/12/2021
 
Italy
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Jamaica
(2010)
15/12/2016 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2020
Japan
(2004)
15/12/2010 (submitted on time)
15/12/2016 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
Jordan
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2018 (submitted in -1)
15/12/2022
Kazakhstan
(2011)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
Kenya
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
00313 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
00981 (2014):
  • 15/12/2018 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2022
01390 (2018):
  • 15/12/2022
Kiribati
(2018)
15/12/2024
 
Kuwait
(2015)
15/12/2022
 
Kyrgyzstan
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2024
00693 (2012):
  • 15/12/2016 (submitted in 2017)
  • 15/12/2020
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
(2009)
15/12/2015 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
 
Latvia
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
00314 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
Lebanon
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2022
Lesotho
(2008)
15/12/2014 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Lithuania
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Luxembourg
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2021
Madagascar
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
Malawi
(2010)
15/12/2016 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2023
Malaysia
(2013)
15/12/2024
 
Mali
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
00289 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
00520 (2011):
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
Malta
(2017)
15/12/2021
 
Marshall Islands
(2015)
15/12/2024
 
Mauritania
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2022
00524 (2011):
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted in 2017)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
Mauritius
(2004)
15/12/2010 (submitted on time)
15/12/2016 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
Mexico
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2020
Micronesia (Federated States of)
(2013)
15/12/2024
 
Monaco
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2021
Mongolia
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
00312 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
00311 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
00310 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
00543 (2011):
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
00873 (2013):
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
00871 (2017):
  • 15/12/2021
01061 (2015):
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
Montenegro
(2009)
15/12/2015 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2021
Morocco
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2022
01256 (2017):
  • 15/12/2021
Mozambique
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2023
Myanmar
(2014)
15/12/2024
 
Namibia
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
Nauru
(2013)
15/12/2024
 
Nepal
(2010)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
 
Netherlands
(2012)
15/12/2021
 
Nicaragua
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2020
Niger
(2007)
15/12/2013 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Nigeria
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
North Macedonia
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2016)
15/12/2021
01104 (2015):
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
Norway
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2021
Oman
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted in 2012)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2022
Pakistan
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
01381 (2018):
  • 15/12/2022
Palau
(2011)
15/12/2017 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
 
Palestine
(2011)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2022
Panama
(2004)
15/12/2010 (submitted in 2015)
15/12/2016 (submitted on time)
15/12/2020
Papua New Guinea
(2008)
15/12/2014 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
 
Paraguay
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2016)
15/12/2020
Peru
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (not submitted)
15/12/2020
00531 (2011):
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted in 2016)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
 
Philippines
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2024
Poland
(2011)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Portugal
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
01065 (2015):
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
01199 (2016):
  • 15/12/2020
Qatar
(2008)
15/12/2014 (not submitted)
15/12/2022
 
Republic of Korea
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
Republic of Moldova
(2006)
15/12/2012 (not submitted)
15/12/2021
 
Romania
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2021
Russian Federation *15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Rwanda
(2013)
15/12/2023
 
Saint Kitts and Nevis
(2016)
15/12/2020
 
Saint Lucia
(2007)
15/12/2013 (not submitted)
15/12/2020
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
(2009)
15/12/2015 (not submitted)
15/12/2020
 
Samoa
(2013)
15/12/2024
 
Sao Tome and Principe
(2006)
15/12/2012 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Saudi Arabia
(2008)
15/12/2014 (not submitted)
15/12/2022
 
Senegal
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
15/12/2023
Serbia
(2010)
15/12/2016 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2021
Seychelles
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Singapore
(2018)
15/12/2024
 
Slovakia
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2021
Slovenia
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Solomon Islands
(2018)
15/12/2024
 
South Sudan
(2016)
15/12/2023
 
Spain
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2021
Sri Lanka
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
Sudan
(2008)
15/12/2014 (not submitted)
15/12/2022
 
Suriname
(2017)
15/12/2020
 
Sweden
(2011)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Switzerland
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
Syrian Arab Republic
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2022
01368 (2018):
  • 15/12/2022
Tajikistan
(2010)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
 
Thailand
(2016)
15/12/2024
 
Timor-Leste
(2016)
15/12/2024
 
Togo
(2009)
15/12/2015 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Tonga
(2010)
15/12/2016 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2024
Trinidad and Tobago
(2010)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2020
 
Tunisia
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2016)
15/12/2022
Turkey
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted on time)
15/12/2021
00658 (2017):
  • 15/12/2021
Turkmenistan
(2011)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
Tuvalu
(2017)
15/12/2024
 
Uganda
(2009)
15/12/2015 (submitted in 2017)
15/12/2023
00749 (2012):
  • 15/12/2016 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2020
00904 (2013):
  • 15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
00982 (2014):
  • 15/12/2018 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2022
00911 (2015):
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
01187 (2016):
  • 15/12/2020
Ukraine
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted in 2015)
15/12/2021
01194 (2016):
  • 15/12/2020
United Arab Emirates
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted in 2013)
15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
15/12/2022
00517 (2011):
  • 15/12/2015 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2019
  • 15/12/2019
01268 (2017):
  • 15/12/2021
United Republic of Tanzania
(2011)
15/12/2017 (not submitted)
15/12/2023
 
Uruguay
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
15/12/2020
Uzbekistan
(2008)
15/12/2014 (submitted on time)
15/12/2024
Vanuatu
(2010)
15/12/2016 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
(2007)
15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
15/12/2020
00983 (2014):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted in 2018)
  • 15/12/2022
Viet Nam
(2005)
15/12/2011 (submitted on time)
15/12/2017 (not submitted)
15/12/2024
00309 (2009):
  • 15/12/2013 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2017 (submitted on time)
  • 15/12/2021
 
Yemen
(2007)
15/12/2013 (not submitted)
15/12/2022
 
Zambia
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2023
Zimbabwe
(2006)
15/12/2012 (submitted in 2014)
15/12/2023
* In compliance with paragraphs 168 and 169 of the Operational Directives, the Committee had to examine the report submitted by the Russian Federation, a State non party to the Convention, on two elements originally proclaimed Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity and then incorporated in 2008 in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
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