On November 5, 2021, the Aigine CRC team took part in the scheduled meeting of the working group on a geographically more balanced representation of accredited NGOs to the UNESCO Convention. The aim of this group is to promote a more balanced representation of NGOs on ICH in the Forum.
During the meeting, issues of organizing the official presentation of the group for the members of the NGO Forum at the 16th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of thé Intangible Cultural Héritage, which will be held from 13 to 18 December in Paris, France, were discussed. During this presentation, the candidacy of the Aigine CRC will be nominated for the chair of this working group.
Aiginev CRC, as an NGO accredited to the 2003 UNESCO Convention, has been a member of ICH NGO Forum since 2018. This Forum is a global platform for cooperation, exchange of experience, creation of networks of accredited NGOs to provide advisory services to the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee under the 2003 Convention.
Several working groups are active at the Forum, covering various aspects of both the processes for the preservation of the ICH and the work of the Forum.