At the opening ceremony of the fourth meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee (IGC) and at the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, Ms Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO invited some of the founding fathers and mothers to share their reflections on some of the milestones achieved to date.
Distinguished guests have been:
- Mr Gilbert Laurin, Chairperson of the first and second IGC (2007-2008) and of the second Conference of Parties (2009). Mr. Laurin is former Ambassador of Canada to UNESCO
- Ms Vera Lacoeuilhe, Chairperson of the second extraordinary IGC and the third IGC (2009). Ms Lacoeuilhe is Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Delegate of St.Lucia to UNESCO
- Ms Nina Obuljen, Chairperson of the fourth IGC (2010). Ms. Obuljen is Croatian Secretary of State for Culture
Webcast of the ceremony: EN | FR | Without interpretation