9th meeting of the Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict

When :

from Thursday 18 December, 2014
to Friday 19 December, 2014

Type of event :

Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, 7, Place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

The Committee is composed of twelve States Parties to the Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict. It meets once a year in ordinary session.
Among the items on the Agenda the Committee will examine the following:
1. Report of the Secretariat on its activities
2. Protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict, including occupation
3. Creation of a distinctive emblem for cultural property under enhanced protection
4. Cultural property and its immediate surroundings
5. Studies on the evaluation of the criteria of Article 10, subparagraphs (a) and (b) of the Second Protocol
6. Development of synergies with other UNESCO’s normative instruments and programmes and strengthening partnerships
7. Fundraising strategy
8. Creation of a Special Account for human resources and the activities of the Secretariat
9. Modification of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee (election and composition of the Committee's Bureau)
10. Follow-up to the Audit of the Working Methods of Cultural Conventions and to the Evaluation of UNESCO's Standard-Setting Work of the Culture Sector
11. National Reports