31 March 2023 marks the 2024 cycle deadline for submitting nominations to the Lists of the 2003 Convention, proposals to the Register of Good Safeguarding Practices and requests for international assistance combined with nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List or in the context of a request for a transfer from the Representative List to the Urgent Safeguarding List. In accordance with paragraphs 33 and 34 of the Operational Directives and the Committee’s Decision 17.COM 15, the Secretariat will treat up to 60 files for examination by the Intergovernmental Committee at its nineteenth session in November/December 2024.
Nominations, including all required supporting documents, videos and photos, shall be submitted by 31 March 2023 using the 2024 cycle forms available online.
Nominations are to be submitted electronically (except for Form ICH-07 video and Form ICH-07 photo) to the following e-mail address ICH.email@example.com. In this regard, please consider using the UNESCO File Depot system or WeTransfer for the transfer of large files. A short message will be generated automatically to acknowledge receipt.
Hard copies of the nominations with original signatures may be sent by postal mail to the Secretariat (c/o Ms Josiane Poivre, Living Heritage Entity, Culture Sector, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France) in parallel and before or after the deadline.
The technical completeness check will be carried out by the Secretariat to identify any missing information before 30 June 2023. The submitting States concerned will then have three months to revise their nominations before the deadline of 30 September 2023. For nominations submitted on an older version of the form, submitting States will be requested to submit, by 30 September 2023, a revised version of the nomination using the latest version of the form as part of this technical completeness check process.
If you encounter technical problems, please contact us at ICH.firstname.lastname@example.org.