Knowledge Documents

Basic Texts

The Basic Texts are conceived as a practical tool for all those concerned – government officials, policy makers, NGOs and international organizations – to better understand the functioning of the 2003 Convention to ensure optimum implementation. They are periodically revised to reflect the resolutions of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention.

includes the amendments to the Operational Directives for the Implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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