UNESCO Headquarters, Room XI, Paris
29 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Meeting in a semi-attendance format
The Meeting of High Contracting Parties is a governing body of the 1954 Hague Convention. It is convened by the Director-General of UNESCO once every two years.
In addition to the representatives of the High Contracting Parties to the 1954 Hague Convention, the representatives of Member States of UNESCO not parties to the 1954 Hague Convention and permanent observer missions to UNESCO may participate in the work of the Meeting as observers, without the right to vote.
The main purpose of this 14th Meeting of High Contracting Parties is to provide an update on activities regarding the implementation of The Hague Convention and its 1954 and 1999 Protocols since the Thirteen Meeting of High Contracting Parties (December 2019).
The meeting will also give the opportunity to exchange views on national implementation of these agreements.
- Election of the Bureau
- Adoption of the agenda
- Report of the Secretariat on its activities
- Follow up on the recommendations of the evaluation of UNESCO’s standard-setting work of the Culture Sector – Part V – 1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (the Hague Convention) and its two Protocols (1954 and 1999)
- Amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict
- Provisional list of documents
- Provisional timetable
- Report on the status of ratifications of the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its two (1954 and 1999) Protocols