Safeguarding our living heritage
M. Mohammed Mehdi Bensaid, Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, and UNESCO Director-General Ms. Audrey Azoulay, were among the participantsRead more
The start of the seventeenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage is fastRead more
Africa will be the fourth region to undergo the periodic reporting exercise in 2023. To support this process, UNESCO carried outRead more
The working documents for the seventeenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (17.COMRead more
Statutory meeting and activities
The Committee decided to convene an Open-ended intergovernmental working group to reflex on the procedures for the removal of an element from one List and the transfer of an element from one List to the other, the nature and purposes of the Lists and the Register established under the Convention and the relevance of the various criteria for each of these mechanisms, among other issues.