Sixth ordinary session of the Conference of Parties

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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)
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Programme (organised by CISAC) - Fairly Remunerating Creators in the Digital Environment: The Challenges of the Transfer of Value (12 June)
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"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)
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Programme - Panel discussion with beneficiaries of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (15 June)
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