Ninth session of the General Assembly
Ninth session of the General Assembly
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The tenth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 June 2024. Over three days, States Parties will gather to discuss issues that are important for the safeguarding of living heritage around the world and the future of the Convention.

These will include notably the reflection on a broader implementation of Article 18 of the Convention and proposal for related amendments to the Operational Directives, the Plan for the use of the resources of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund and the accreditation of non-governmental organizations, as well as the election of the new Committee members.

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Documents will be published in the six official languages of the United Nations (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish) on this webpage, by 13 May 2024.

Agenda and documents

 Item of the agendaDocuments
1Opening  
2Election of the Bureau  
3Adoption of the agenda LHE/24/10.GA/3: English|French
 
4Distribution of seats in the Committee per electoral group  
5Report by the Committee to the General Assembly (January 2022 to December 2023)  
6Report by the Secretariat on its activities (January 2022 to December 2023)  
7Proposed revisions to the Operational Directives for the implementation of the Convention  
8Use of the resources of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund  
9Accreditation of non-governmental organizations to act in an advisory capacity to the Committee  
10Report on the twentieth anniversary of the 2003 Convention in 2023  
11Contribution to the preparation of the draft Programme and Budget 2026-2029 (43 C/5)  
12Election of the members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage  
13Other business  
14Closure  
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