Decisión del Comité intergubernamental: 7.COM 12.b

The Committee,

  1. Having examined document ITH/12/7.COM/12.b,
  2. Recalling Chapter V as well as Articles 17 and 18 of the Convention,
  3. Further recalling paragraph 26 of the Operational Directives,
  4. Establishes a consultative body for the evaluation in 2013 of nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List, proposals for the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices and requests for international assistance greater than US$25,000, and adopts its terms of reference as presented in the Annex to this decision, in accordance with Rule 20 of its Rules of Procedure;
  5. Appoints the following accredited NGOs and experts as members of the Consultative Body for 2013:

Accredited NGOs

  1. Maison des cultures du monde (NGO-90098), France
  2. International Council for Traditional Music (NGO-90009), Slovenia
  3. Centro de Trabalho Indigenista – CTI (NGO-90174), Brazil
  4. Trung tâm Nghiên cứu, Hỗ trợ và Phát triển Văn hóa/Centre for Research, Support and Development of Culture (A&C) (NGO-90131), Viet Nam
  5. The Cross-cultural Foundation of Uganda – CCFU (NGO-90274), Uganda
  6. جمعية لقاءات للتربية والثقافات/Association Cont’Act pour l’éducation et les cultures (NGO-90074), Morocco

Independent experts

  1. Mr Egil Sigmund Bakka, Norway
  2. Ms Rusudan Tsurtsumia, Georgia
  3. Ms Kris Rampersad, Trinidad and Tobago
  4. Mr Rahul Goswami, India
  5. Ms Claudine-Augée Angoué, Gabon
  6. Ms Annie Tohme-Tabet, Lebanon

 

Annex

Terms of Reference of the Consultative Body for the 2013 cycle
(paragraph 26 of the Operational Directives)

The Consultative Body

1.

shall be composed of six accredited NGOs and six independent experts selected by taking into consideration equitable geographical representation and various domains of intangible cultural heritage;

2.

shall elect its Chairperson, Vice-Chair and Rapporteur;

3.

shall hold private meetings in accordance with Rule 19 of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee;

4.

shall be responsible for the evaluation of nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List, proposals for the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices and requests for international assistance greater than US$25,000, in conformity with the relevant paragraphs of the Operational Directives for the implementation of the Convention. It shall, in particular, include in its evaluation:

 

a.

an assessment of the conformity of nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List with its inscription criteria as provided in Chapter I.1 of the Operational Directives; including an assessment of the viability of the element and the feasibility and sufficiency of the safeguarding plan, and an assessment of the risks of its disappearing, as provided in Paragraph 27 of the Operational Directives;

 

b.

an assessment of the conformity of proposals for the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices with its selection criteria as provided in Chapter I.3 of the Operational Directives;

 

c.

an assessment of the conformity of requests for international assistance with the selection criteria as provided in Chapter I.4 of the Operational Directives;

 

d.

a recommendation to the Committee to inscribe or not to inscribe the nominated element on the Urgent Safeguarding List; to select or not to select the proposal for the Register of Best Safeguarding Practices; or to approve or not to approve the international assistance request;

5.

shall provide the Committee with an overview of all files and a report of its evaluation;

6.

shall cease to exist following submission to the eighth session of the Committee of the report of its evaluation of the files to be examined by the Committee in 2013.

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