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UNESCO releases working papers in anticipation of the Second Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

In anticipation of the Second Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions to be held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris March 23 to 25, 2009, UNESCO has made the following documents available on its website:

  • Adoption of the Agenda
  • Adoption of the Summary Records of the second ordinary session of the Committee
  • Draft operational guidelines on Article 16 of the Convention
  • Documents to be approved by the second session of the Conference of Parties
  • Alternatives for fundraising for the International Fund for Cultural Diversity
  • Measures to increase the visibility and the promotion of the Convention
  • Report of the Committee on its activities and decisions to the Conference of Parties

In addition to the working paper, the following documents are available:

  • Provisional Timetable
  • Provisional List of Participants
  • Reference documents on Article 16 of the Convention
  • Replies to the questionnaire concerning the elaboration of the operational guidelines on Article 16 of the Convention 
  • Table of replies of Parties and civil society to the questionnaire on Article 16 of the Convention (question by question)
  • Replies to the questionnaire concerning the elaboration of the operational guidelines on Article 16 of the Convention received after the deadline: Burkina Faso, Norway, Switzerland, Tunisia

These documents are available in French and English on the UNESCO website.

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