Second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee

(Paris, 8 - 12 December 2008)

Highlights of the session:

Draft guidelines adopted on:

  • integrating culture into sustainable development
  • cooperation for development

Expert report on preferential treatment for developing countries

More information on the session

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

The second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 8 to 12 December 2008 in Room XII.

Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO.

Oral report of the Rapporteur.
CE/08/2.IGC/12

Decisions.
CE/08/2.IGC/Dec.

Adoption of the Agenda.
CE/08/2.IGC/2 Rev.

Draft Summary Records of the first extraordinary session.
CE/08/1.EXT.IGC/9

Draft operational guidelines on the promotion of international cooperation (Article 12 of the Convention).
CE/08/2.IGC/4

Draft operational guidelines on the integration of culture in sustainable development (Article 13 of the Convention).
CE/08/2.IGC/5

Draft operational guidelines on cooperation for development (Article 14 of the Convention).
CE/08/2.IGC/6

Draft guidelines on the use of the resources of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (Article 18 of the Convention).
CE/08/2.IGC/7

Experts’ reports on preferential treatment for developing countries (Article 16 of the Convention).
CE/08/2.IGC/8

Date(s) of the next session(s) of the Committee.
CE/08/2.IGC/9

Report of the Committee on its activities and decisions to the Conference of Parties.
CE/08/2.IGC/10

Election of the members of the Bureau of the Third Ordinary Session of the Committee.
CE/08/2.IGC/11

List of Participants.
CE/08/2.IGC/INF.3 Prov.

Provisional Timetable.
CE/08/2.IGC/INF.1

Parties’ written contributions related to Article 13 of the Convention.
CE/08/2.IGC/INF.2

Culture in sustainable development: insights for the future implementation of Art. 13, D. Throsby.
CE/08/Throsby/Art.13