Sixth ordinary session of the Conference of Parties

UNESCO Headquarters | 12 - 15 June 2017

During its 6th ordinary session, the Conference of Parties examined several Agenda items, including: follow-up to the Recommendations of the External Auditor’s Report; the Secretariat’s Report of its activities and the Secretariat’s report on the International Fund for Cultural Diversity and its fundraising strategy.

Highlights of the session:

  • 13 Resolutions approved
  • Approval by acclamation of the operational guidelines on the implementation of the Convention in the digital environment
  • Presentation of the new Quadrennial Periodic Reports (2015 and 2016) and the 2015 Global ReportReǀShaping Cultural Policies. A Decade Promoting the Diversity of Cultural Expressions for Development
  • Election of 12 new members to the Intergovernmental Committee
  • Identification of the future activities of the Committee

More information on the session

13th June 2017

Quadrennial periodic reports: transmission of new reports and the 2015 edition of the Global Report
DCE/17/6.CP/9

Future activities of the Committee
DCE/17/6.CP/12

English | French | Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian

Election of Members of the Committee
DCE/17/6.CP/13 

English | French | Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian

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

Resolutions

Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian (*in translation)

List of Participant
DCE/17/6.CP/INF.2

English | French

Election of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions/Provisional list of candidates for election to the Committee, as at 2 May 2017
DCE/17/6.CP/INF.3

Election of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions/Final list of candidates for election to the Committee, as at 11 June 2017
DCE/17/6.CP/INF.3 (REV)

Executive Summaries of Parties’ Quadrennial Periodic Reports
DCE/17/6.CP/INF.4

Results of the Satisfaction Survey on the Preparation and Organization of the 2005 Convention’s Sessions of the Governing Bodies
DCE/17/6.CP/INF.5

Follow Up to the United Nations Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) Recommendations concerning the Methods of Work of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Bodies. Report by the External Auditor (38 C/23)
DCE/17/6.CP/INF.6

Status Report on the Implementation of IOS Recommendations (IOS/EVS/PI/134 REV)
DCE/17/6.CP/INF.7

Strategy for Reinforcing UNESCO’s Action for the Protection of Culture and the Promotion of Cultural Pluralism in the Event of Armed Conflict (38 C/49)
DCE/17/6.CP/INF.8

Operational guidelines on the implementation of the Convention the digital environment

Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Russian (*in translation)

Address by Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the 2005 Convention Conference of Parties.

Provisional agenda - Civil Society Forum on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (12 June)
English | French

Programme (organised by CISAC) - Fairly Remunerating Creators in the Digital Environment: The Challenges of the Transfer of Value (12 June)
English | French
"CISAC position paper on the transfer of value"

Screening of the film “Reseba: The Dark Wind” 2016 winner of the Asia Pacific Screen Award (13 June)  – No document

Programme - Panel discussion with beneficiaries of capacity building support for participatory policy monitoring (14 June)
English | French

Programme - Panel discussion with beneficiaries of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (15 June)
English | French