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Documents for UNESCO's Fourth Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee are now available online

The following documents for the Fourth Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee to be held in Paris, November 29 to December 3 are now available on the UNESCO website:

Working documents

  • Adoption of the Agenda
  • Adoption of the detailed summary record of the third ordinary session of the Committee
  • Progress of ratifications of the Convention, steps taken and actions carried out in 2009-2010
  • Feasibility study and cost analysis for the creation of an emblem for the Convention
  • Pertinence and feasibility of appointing public persons to promote the Convention
  • Draft operational guidelines on information sharing and transparency (Article 9 of the Convention)
  • Draft operational guidelines on the exchange, analysis and dissemination of information (Article 19 of the Convention)
  • Draft operational guidelines on education and public awareness (Article 10 of the Convention)
  • Implementation of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
  • International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) fundraising strategy
  • Documents to be approved by the third session of the Conference of Parties
  • Report of the Committee on its activities and decisions to the Conference of Parties
  • Implementation and follow-up of the Convention by the Committee: current state
  • Date of the next session of the Committee
  • Election of the members of the Bureau of the fifth ordinary session of the Committee

Information Documents

  • Provisional timetable
  • Provisional list of participants
  • Draft Framework for Periodic Reports on Measures to Protect and Promote the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
  • Strategy of Ratification : Summary of responses from Parties and civil society organizations
  • Collecting Information, Data and Best Practices: Existing Mechanisms and Tools

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