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Please specify which chapters and appendices have to be further updated with regard to the comprehensive review.
The document General Guidelines to Safeguard Documentary Heritage is divided into eight major chapters: Introduction; Foundations; Description and Strategy; Structure of the Programme; Memory of the World Activities; The International Register; Further Information; and Conclusion. There are also appendices, including on Inclusions, Limitations and Questions, with a section on ‘questioned nominations’.
In particular, your views are sought on how to more clearly define the following aspects of the draft revised General Guidelines:
UNESCO Secretariat, including the Director-General;
International Advisory Committee (IAC);
IAC's subsidiary bodies (i.e. subcommittees);
Regional Committees of MoW; ;
National Committees of MoW;
National Commissions for UNESCO.