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UNESCO publishes documents on the 3rd ordinary session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

UNESCO has made available on its website the working and information documents in preparation for the 3rd ordinary session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.

This session will take place from June 14 to 17, 2011, in Paris, based on the following documents:

Working documents (available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Arabic)

  • Election of a chairperson, one or more vicechairpersons, and a rapporteur of the Conference of Parties
  • Adoption of the agenda
  • Adoption of the summary record of the second ordinary session of the Conference of Parties
  • Report of the Committee on its activities and decisions to the Conference of Parties
  • Approval of the operational guidelines for the implementation of the Convention
  • Pertinence and feasibility of appointing public persons to promote the Convention
  • Fundraising strategy for the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
  • Submission and dissemination of quadrennial periodic reports of the Parties to the Convention
  • Future activities of the Committee
  • Election of Committee members

Information documents (available in English and French)

  • Provisional timetable
  • Provisional list of candidates for election to the Committee
  • Outline of the terms of reference for a future fundraising strategy for the International Fund for Cultural Diversity
  • Implementation and followup of the Convention: current status
  • Replies of the Parties to the questionnaire on fundraising mechanisms implemented at the national level to raise resources for the International Fund for Cultural Diversity

To consult these documents, please visit the UNESCO website.

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