Turkmen delegation is among the countries represented at the 8th session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). The session, which began on September 8, will end today. The organizers of this year's event have made great efforts to provide an opportunity to online broadcasts meetings.
The main issues of the meeting: distribution of funds of the ICH Fund, protection of protected facilities during emergencies, the election of members of the Intergovernmental Committee.
Turkmenistan joined the 178 member countries of the UNESCO Convention in 2011 and is actively working in this direction. So, the list of ICH from our country includes: the art of "Gyorogly", "Kushtdepdi", carpet making traditions.
Source: ich.unesco.org, http://turkmenistan.gov.tm