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Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 32295, tabled on 13 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when he plans to make a decision on whether the UK will ratify the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Answered on

19 July 2021

As with any international treaty, UK ratification of UNESCO Conventions should be considered fully, taking into account value for money to the UK taxpayer and the interests of both the Devolved Administrations and our Overseas Territories. When this process has been completed, Ministers will take a decision on the merits of ratification.

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