January 06, 2021

1. Jorge Gustavo Caicedo, president, invites the members of the Steering Committee to take the floor and to present the goals they feel are important to achieve this year and that they would like to work on.<br><br>2. Butholezwe Kgosi Nyathi would like to continue putting together the ICH NGO Newsletter and to promote the activities of the Forum through social media.<br><br>3. The President of the Steering Committee will send a call to all NGOs to invite them to participate in an ad hoc working group with representatives from all regions to prepare a background note on the pros and cons of the application of article 21 of the Bylaws as requested by the General Assembly at its last meeting.<br><br>

2019 14COM Bogotá (INTERVENTION 14 December)

1. Let me first to address the issue of advisory functions that the Committee wishes accredited NGOs...

December 16, 2020

1. The Vice-Chair Jorge Gustavo Caicedo presents the main outlines of the report, which is available...

Online International Conference on the Craft of the Miller

In 2017, the craft of the miller was the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ first inscription on the Representative List of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. However, this craft is not unique to the Netherlands. By organising an international online conference, we aim to bring together wind- and watermill parties from all over the world to share knowledge and skills and develop an international network of millers and mill societies. Initially we intended to convene a conference in the Netherlands, but due to COVID-19 it could not take place. We decided not to wait until we can meet in person. Therefore we are organising an ...

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