Today in Rabat, Morocco, the final day of the ICH NGO Forum took place at the meeting of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

The Aigine CRC team attended the session of the Working Group on the Ethics and Protection of ICH, which discussed such important issues as the involvement of communities in any processes for the protection of elements of ICH and the implementation of the 2003 Convention in general.

Also today, a meeting of the new Executive Body of the ICH NGO Forum was held, in which the Asia-Pacific region is represented by the Aigine CRC’s senior project coordinator Cholponai U-G.