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PH CHairs a segment 13 ICS ICH

Ambassador Ma. Theresa Lazaro (center), Philippine Permanent Delegate to UNESCO and Vice President of the 13th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, chairs discussion on the nominations of elements on the ICH Representative List

29 November 2018 - The Philippines, as one of the Vice-Presidents of the 13th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), chaired the discussion on the nominations for inscription on the ICH Representative List.

Led by Ambassador Ma. Theresa Lazaro, the Philippines, together with 23 other Committee members, inscribed 7 elements on the List of ICH in Need of Urgent Safeguarding and 31 elements on the ICH Representative List during the 13th session of the Committee currently being held in Port Louis, Mauritius.