First ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(Ottawa, Canada, 10 - 13 December 2007)

Highlights of the session:

  • Discussion on use of resources of the IFCD
  • Outlining role and participation of civil society
  • Experts reports on
    • International cooperation
    • Measuring diversity
  • Adoption of the Rules of Procedure for the Intergovernmental Committee.

More information on the session

Mr. Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira, Minister of Culture of Brazil.

Ms Christine St-Pierre, Minister of Culture, Communications and Status of Women in Quebec.

Mr Georges Anastassopoulos, President of the General Conference of UNESCO.

Mr Olabiyi Babalola Joseph Yaï, Chairman of the UNESCO’s Executive Board.

Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO.

Ms Françoise Rivière, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture.

Ms Josée Verner, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Status of Women and Official Languages.

General information.
CE/07/1.IGC/INF.1

Corrigendum.
CE/07/1.IGC/INF.1/Corr.

Provisional Timetable.
CE/07/1.IGC/INF.2

Report of  the expert meeting on international cooperation.
CE/07/1.IGC/INF.3

Report of the expert meeting on the statistical measurement of the diversity of cultural expressions.
CE/07/1.IGC/INF.4

Selected bibliography.
CE/07/1.IGC/INF.5

Civil Society and the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
CE/07/1.IGC/INF.6

Election of the members of the Bureau of the First Session of the Committee.
CE/07/1.IGC/2

Provisional Rules of Procedure of the Committee.
CE/07/1.IGC/4

Structure and content of the operational guidelines for the implementation and application of the provisions of the Convention.
CE/07/1.IGC/5A

International cooperation.
CE/07/1.IGC/5B

Role and participation of the civil society in the implementation of the Convention.
CE/07/1.IGC/5C

Use of the resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity: preparation of orientations.
CE/07/1.IGC/6

Dates of the next sessions of the Committee.
CE/07/1.IGC/7

Election of the members of the Bureau for the Second Session of the Committee.
CE/07/1.IGC/8

Oral report of the Rapporteur.
CE/07/1.IGC/9

Chairperson: Gilbert Laurin (Canada) 
Rapporteur: Antonio Otavio Sa Ricarte (Brazil)
Vice-Chairpersons: India, Lithuania, South Africa and Tunisia 

Decisions.
CE/07/1.IGC/Dec. Rev.