Ninth session of the General Assembly

Eighth session of the General Assembly
Eighth session of the General Assembly
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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.

Resolutions

Bureau

  • 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)

Agenda and documents

 Item of the agendaDocumentsRecordings*
1Opening LHE/21/16.COM/4: English|French
Summary Records of the fifteenth session of the Committee
LHE/22/17.COM/4.a: English|French
Summary records of the sixteenth session of the Committee
LHE/22/9.GA/INF.1: English|French
Summary Records of the eighth session of the General Assembly 
2022-07-05 10:10: English|French|VO (video)
 
2Election of the Bureau

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/2: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
2022-07-05 10:22: English|French|VO (video)
 
3Adoption of the agenda

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/3: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese

LHE/22/9.GA/INF.3.1 Rev.2: English|French
Provisional timetable
LHE/22/9.GA/INF.3.2 Rev.12: English|French
Provisional list of documents 
2022-07-05 10:34: English|French|VO (video)
 
4Distribution of seats in the Committee per electoral group

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/4: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
2022-07-05 10:40: English|French|VO (video)
 
5Report by the Committee to the General Assembly (January 2020 to December 2021)

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/5: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
2022-07-05 10:47: English|French|VO (video)
 
6Report by the Secretariat on its activities (January 2020 to December 2021)

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/6: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
2022-07-05 12:49: English|French|VO (video)
2022-07-05 15:00: English|French|VO (video)
2022-07-05 17:07: English|French|VO (video)
 
7Accreditation of non-governmental organizations to act in an advisory capacity to the Committee

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/7: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
See the 46 accreditation requests 
2022-07-06 10:10: English|French|VO (video)
2022-07-06 15:20: English|French|VO (video)
2022-07-07 18:02: English|French|VO (video)
 
8Endorsement of the procedure followed for the inscription of ‘Joumou soup’, submitted by Haiti, on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/8: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
2022-07-06 17:55: English|French|VO (video)
 
9The global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the Convention and proposed revisions to the Operational Directives

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/9 Rev.: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese

LHE/21/16.COM/INF.14: English|French
Summary Records of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group meeting in the framework of the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the 2003 Convention (Part I and Part II)
LHE/22/5.EXT.COM/INF.4: English|French
Summary Records of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group meeting in the framework of the global reflection on the listing mechanisms of the 2003 Convention (Part III) 
2022-07-07 10:20: English|French|VO (video)
 
10Use of the resources of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/10: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese

LHE/22/9.GA/INF.10: English|French
Report on the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund for the period 1 January 2020 – 31 December 2021 
2022-07-07 11:40: English|French|VO (video)
 
11Election of the members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/11: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese

LHE/22/9.GA/INF.11 Rev.7: English|French
List of candidate States Parties for election to the Intergovernmental Committee
Procedure for the election of the members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage: English|French 
2022-07-05 17:43: English|French|VO (video)
2022-07-06 17:51: English|French|VO (video)
2022-07-07 12:09: English|French|VO (video)
 
12Proposed revisions to the Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/12: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
2022-07-07 12:11: English|French|VO (video)
2022-07-07 15:15: English|French|VO (video)
 
13Proposal for the celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the Convention in 2023

Decision: 

LHE/22/9.GA/13: English|French|Spanish|Russian|Arabic|Chinese
 
2022-07-07 18:08: English|French|VO (video)
 
14Other business  2022-07-07 18:31: English|French|VO (video)
 
15Closure  2022-07-07 18:33: English|French|VO (video)
 

*The interpretation of proceedings serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic record of the proceedings. Only the original speech is authentic.

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