Decisión del Comité intergubernamental: 15.COM 7.6

The Committee,

  1. Having examined document LHE/20/15.COM/7,
  2. Recalling Chapter V of the Operational Directives and its Decisions 6.COM 8.15 and 11.COM 9.b.5,

  3. Expresses its thanks to Mongolia for submitting, on time, its report on the status of the element ‘Folk long song performance technique of Limbe performances - circular breathing’, inscribed in 2011 on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding;

  4. Takes note of the efforts undertaken by the State Party to safeguard the element, especially through its comprehensive policy development for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage and targeted measures aimed at ensuring the viability of the element;

  5. Further takes note of the diverse range of measures implemented to research, document, raise awareness about and transmit the element with limited resources;

  6. Invites the State Party to continue its efforts to support the bearers of the element, to sustain the transmission of the skills of making Limbe instruments, to revitalize the tradition of performing the folk long song technique of Limbe performances - circular breathing, and to enhance the gender balance in the practice of the element;

  7. Also takes note of the ongoing International Assistance granted in 2018 and its contribution to research and apprenticeship programmes related to the element, and encourages the State Party to continue its fundraising efforts and develop synergies among various funding sources;

  8. Requests that the Secretariat inform the State Party at least nine months prior to the deadline of 15 December 2023 about the required submission of its next report on the status of this element.