22 December 2021     UNESCO 

The annual meeting of the ICHNGO FORUM, which took place in a virtual space, was held during the Sixteenth Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage - 16 COM.

From 12 to 18 December 2021, during the forum, the following initiatives were organized under a preliminary program: Symposium on "Future Directions for ICH: Intellectual Property, Licensing and New Media"; Presentation of the magazine #HeritageAlive with the topic "Traditional Musical Instruments, sharing experiences from the field"; Election of 4 new members to the Steering Committee of ICHNGO FORUM, General Assembly, as well as meetings of the Working Groups on specific topics.

The events were broadcast and their recordings were posted on the official page and YouTube channel of the organization. ICHNGO FORUM is a network organization of all accredited organizations with advisory functions to the Intergovernmental Committee on the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at UNESCO.