Director of the Aigine CRC Gulnara Aitpayeva takes part in the UNESCO International Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development. The event takes place in the capital of Mexico, Mexico City, and brought together about 2 thousand participants from more than 200 countries.
Aigine CRC is accredited under the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and has achieved the highest international recognition in this area, becoming the representative of the country and the entire Asia-Pacific region in the Evaluation Committee in the International Committee for the 2003 UNESCO Convention (2022-2025). Aigine CRC also plays a key role in the work of the Forum of NGOs accredited under 2003 UNESCO Convention. Cholponai Usubalieva-Grischuk leads the work of the group on a balanced representation of countries in the Forum.
The purpose of participation in the event taking place in Mexico is an included observation in order to acquire knowledge and contacts for entering the field of the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Kyrgyzstan, represented by the National Commission for UNESCO, plans to ratify the 2005 Convention.