UNESCO Executive Appointments

UNESCO’s Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, announced the nomination of four new members of the Senior Management Team of the organization. Mr Xing Qu (China, 61 years old) as Deputy Director General. Former President of the Institute of International Studies of the Chinese...

Kiribati and Singapore Join the 2003 Convention

By depositing their instrument of ratification respectively on 2 January and 22 February, Kiribati and Singapore became the 176th and 177th States to join the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. As States Party to the...

2019 Cycle Nominations Deadline Extended to 3 April

UNESCO sets 3 April 2018 (by 6 pm Paris time) as the deadline for submitting the following forms: nominations to the Urgent Safeguarding List and Representative List proposals to the Register for Good Safeguarding Practices Requests for International Assistance As...

Republic of Mauritius to Host 13.COM

The next annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (13.COM) will take place from 26 November to 1 December 2018 in Port-Louis, Republic of Mauritius. This decision was taken in Jeju at the...

Overview of 12.COM

The twelfth Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (12.COM) will be held from 4 to 9 December 2017 on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea. Let’s take a look at the program and events...

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