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The second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions will run from December 8 to 12, 2008

UNESCO has announced that the second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions will be held in Room IV at UNESCO headquarters, Paris, from December 8 to 12, 2008.

UNESCO notes that Decision 1.IGC 7 taken by the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions “authorized its chairperson, on a transitory basis and until the modalities under Rule 7.4 of the Provisional Rules of Procedure (on the participation of nongovernmental organizations as observers during Committee meetings) are determined by the Committee, to request the Director General to invite nongovernmental organizations having interests and activities in the field covered by the Convention to participate in the next two sessions following the first ordinary session.”

In accordance with Decision 1.IGC 7, organizations affected by this rule that wish to participate as observers and have not yet made a written request are kindly asked to send their requests to the Committee’s chairperson through the Secretariat of the Convention:

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