In fall 2016 has been held the 11th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). Marcel Oelbrandt, Secretary General and Emma Chen Hoefle, Vice President, were present as observer for IOV which as NGO, is an official partner of Unesco.
In the edge of this session of the Intergovernmental Committee, there were meetings of the ICH NGO Forum as well. This forum is a collaboration of accredited NGOs in UNESCO.
IOV board members Emma Chen Hoefler and Marcel Oelbrandt, in an ICH meeting in the Conference Centre of Addis Ababa.
Read more about this international meeting in Addis Ababa on the website of Unesco
Or on the website of the ICH NGO Forum.