Ninth session of the General Assembly
The ninth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was held at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 July 2022. Over three days, 180 States Parties gathered to discuss issues that are important for the safeguarding of living heritage around the world and the future of the Convention. These included notably the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the Convention, the Plan for the use of the resources of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund and the accreditation of non-governmental organizations. In addition, twelve new members of the Committee were elected.
- Chairperson: H.E. Ms Junever M. Mahilum-West (Philippines)
- Vice-Chairs: Belgium, Croatia, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Madagascar and Syrian Arab Republic
- Rapporteur: Ms Daniela Rodriguez Uribe (Colombia)