Azerbaijan joins UNESCO committee for safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

 Azerbaijan joins UNESCO committee for safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage

Azerbaijan was elected to one of UNESCO’s most important bodies - Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage for the 2018-2022 term, Permanent Delegate of Azerbaijan to UNESCO Anar Karimov said on his Twitter page.

The Netherlands, Poland, China, Japan, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan, Jamaica, Togo, Cameroon, Djibouti and Kuwait have also been elected to the Committee.

The Committee was established under the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, Trend recalls. Its members are elected for four years. Half of its members are re-elected every two years.

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