Fourth ordinary session of the Conference of Parties

(Paris, 11 - 13 June 2013)

During this session, the Conference of Parties examined for the first time the first quadrennial periodic reports of the Parties to the Convention, as well as the Committee's work on the implementation of Article 21 of the Convention. It approved the revision of the operational guidelines on the use of the resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD), as well as the draft operational guidelines on the use an emblem.

The Conference of Parties examined the Committee's report on its activities and decisions, as well as the Secretariat's reports on its activities and on the implementation of the IFCD. It also selected an emblem for the Convention. Finally, it renewed half of the members of the Intergovernmental Committee and defined its future activities.

More information on the session

Chairperson: Mme Samira Al-Moosa (Oman)

Rapporteur: Mme Giselle Dupin (Brazil)

Vice-Presidents: Burkina Faso, France, Serbia and Viet Nam

11 June 2013

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Detailed summary record

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Election of a chairperson, one or more vice-Chairperson(s) and a rapporteur of the Conference of Parties
CE/13/4.CP/1

Adoption of the summary record of the third ordinary session of the Conference of Parties
CE/13/4.CP/4

Report of the Committee on its activities and decisions to the Conference of Parties
CE/13/4.CP/6

Secretariat's report on the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
CE/13/4.CP/8

Approval of the operational guidelines for the implementation of the Convention
CE/13/4.CP/9

Analytical summary of the first quadrennial periodic reports of Parties to the Convention
CE/13/4.CP/10

International consultation and coordination: report on Article 21 of the Convention
CE/13/4.CP/11

Provisional Timetable
CE/13/4.CP/INF.1

List of participants
CE/13/4.CP/INF.2

List of candidates for election to the Committee
CE/13/4.CP/INF.3 REV

Progress on the implementation of the strategy of ratification to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2011-2012)
CE/13/4.CP/INF.4

Fundraising activities for the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
CE/13/4.CP/INF.5

Evaluation of the pilot phase of the IFCD and the implementation of recommendations
CE/13/4.CP/INF.6

Executive Summaries of Parties' Periodic Reports
CE/13/4.CP/INF.7

Selected innovative examples identified in Parties' quadrennial periodic reports
CE/13/4.CP/INF.8

Report on progress made in revising the Sources and Statistics Annex to the Framework for Quadrennial Periodic Reports
CE/13/4.CP/INF.9

Criteria and steps for civil society participation in sessions of the Convention's governing bodies

There were two exchange sessions on 10 June 2013:

The interpretation of proceedings serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic record of the proceedings. Only the original speech is authentic.