Resolución de la Asamblea General: 5.GA 4.2

The General Assembly,

  1. Having examined document ITH/14/5.GA/4.2,
  2. Recalling Article 30 of the Convention,
  3. Further recalling documents ITH/12/7.COM/6 and ITH/13/8.COM/6.a,
  4. Taking note of Decisions 7.COM 6, 8.COM 5.c.1 and 8.COM 6.a,
  5. Welcomes the reports of the Committee on the 2012 and 2013 reports of States Parties on the implementation of the Convention and on the current status of all elements inscribed on the Representative List and thanks the Committee for its effective work;
  6. Requests the Director-General to bring these reports to the attention of the General Conference of UNESCO, in conformity with Article 30, paragraph 2 of the Convention;
  7. Commends the States Parties that submitted periodic reports for the 2012 and 2013 reporting cycles and invites those that are revising their reports to submit them without delay;
  8. Notes with concern that many States Parties did not submit their expected reports and encourages those States to respect this statutory obligation and to duly submit them at the earliest opportunity;
  9. Further welcomes the Committee’s decision to revise periodic reporting forms to include specific questions on policy, legislation and gender and to ensure that the reports focus on results and activities (Decision COM 5.c.1);
  10. Endorses the Committee’s decision to encourage States Parties to complement the data gathered on the implementation of the Convention through periodic reports submitted by States Parties including information provided by relevant non-governmental organizations (Decision 8.COM 5.c.1).