Decisión del Comité intergubernamental: 17.COM 6.A.9

The Committee,

  1. Having examined document LHE/22/17.COM/6.a Rev.,
  2. Recalling Chapter V of the Operational Directives and its Decisions 8.COM 7.a.9 and 13.COM 7.b.14,
  3. Expresses its appreciation to Mongolia for submitting, on time, its second report on the status of the element ‘Mongolian calligraphy’, inscribed in 2013 on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding;
  4. Takes note of the efforts described in the report submitted by Mongolia to safeguard the element, particularly through education and training, advancing research, developing a legal and policy framework for the transmission of the element to enhance the use of Mongolian script, and promoting the element through exhibitions, competitions, in public spaces and through the media;
  5. Further takes note of the efforts of community members, organizations and institutions to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, by adjusting training activities and developing new possibilities for online learning;
  6. Encourages the State Party to pursue its efforts to raise awareness and to transmit the element to the general public, with a focus on the education of younger generations and training, to advance documentation and research, and to support initiatives of bearers, practitioners and non-governmental organizations to safeguard the element;
  7. Invites the State Party to address the identified risks for safeguarding the element, and to secure sustained public funding for safeguarding activities, and further invites the State Party to ensure broader community representation in the transmission of their respective knowledge and skills;
  8. Further encourages the State Party to continue its fundraising efforts and developing synergies among various funding sources, and also invites the State Party to include, in its next report on the status of this element, information on the funding sources for safeguarding activities;
  9. Requests that the Secretariat inform the State Party at least nine months prior to the deadline of 15 December 2025 about the required submission of its next report on the status of this element.