Statutory meetings

Provisional timetable: English|French
Indicative order of files: English|French
Live retransmission

Plenary session of the Committee from Monday 13 to Saturday 18

  • 10:15 to 13:15 (Paris time)
  • 14:15 to 17:15

Bureau of the Committee from Tuesday 14 to Saturday 18

  • 9:30 to 10:00


DayParis timeEventOnline access via Zoom
Sunday 12 December13:00
ICH NGO Symposium
Round Table Discussion on the Mapping of the Expertise of NGOs.
Conferences on Future Directions for ICH: Intellectual Property, Licensing and New Media. More information
Zoom meeting link
Meeting passcode: 536809
Monday 13 December17:30
Press conference
This press briefing will be attended by the Chairperson of the Committee, the Assistant-Director General for Culture and the Secretary of the Convention. More information
Reserved to journalists.
For access, please
contact Thomas Mallard
Tuesday 14 December13:40
UNESCO MOOC on Living Heritage and Sustainable Development
The event will mark the launch of the pre-enrolment campaign for the first UNESCO Massive Open Online Course on Living Heritage and Sustainable Development conceived together with ICHCAP, SDG Academy and the UNESCO Chair for Research on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Cultural Diversity. In the presence of instructors from around the world, the trailer of the course will be presented and the partners will engage in a discussion on why this MOOC is so timely and important.
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Wednesday 15 December13:40
Launch of the Toolkit for requesting International Assistance
Presentation of a guideline explaining how to plan and monitor projects, key concepts of the Convention and the eligibility and selection criteria of the ICH Fund
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General Assembly of the ICH NGO Forum
Yearly General Assembly of the NGOs accredited by UNESCO to provide advisory services to the Intergovernmental Committee. More information
Zoom meeting link
Meeting passcode: 536809
Platform of ICH for sustainable development in the Andean Region
Launching of the multimedia platform “Intangible Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development in the Andean Region” and the presentation of the results of the study “Intangible Cultural Heritage and COVID-19 in the Andean countries” led by the UNESCO Cluster Office in Quito. While the study presents in detail the dimensions of the impact of the pandemic on specific ICH elements, the platform showcases audiovisual material of the ICH present in Bolivia, Colombia and Ecuador. More information
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