Japan's contribution to UNESCO

2018/5/22

-Japan's membership of UNESCO Committees


Organs elected by the General Conference


Executive Board (Term expires : 2013)

 

International Coordinating Council of the Programme on Man and the Biosphere (MAB) (Term expires : 38th General Conference)

 

Intergovernmental Council for the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) (Term expires : 37th General Conference)

 

Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Country of Origin or its Restitution in Case of Illicit Appropriation (ICPRCP) (Term expires : 38th General Conference)

 

Headquarters Committee (Term expires : 37th General Conference)

 

Legal Committee: Member elected by the General Conference at its 35th session - Member of the Legal Committee from the beginning of the 36th session (2011) until the beginning of the 37th session (2013)

 

Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee (IGBC) (Term expires : 37th General Conference)

 

Other intergovernmental organs:

 

Intergovernmental Committee on World Heritage (WHC) Member (Term expires : 38th General Conference)

 

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)

Vice-President : Yutaka Michida

Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)
Member (Term expires : 2014)

 

Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict 

Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its Restitution in Case of Illicit Appropriation (PRCP) (Elected in November 2011)

 

International Coordinating Council of the Programme on Man and the Biosphere (MAB) (Elected in November 2011)

 

-The Japanese Funds-in-Trusts

 

In order to finance specific projects in which it takes special interest, the Government of Japan has created several funds-in-trust in various fields of competence of UNESCO.(read more)

 

Latest Publication on the International Cooperation through the UNESCO/Japanese Funds-in-Trust (pdf document pdf, 2.91MB)

 

Second publication (2003) concerning the Japanese Funds-in-Trust Preservation of Cultural Heritage (pdf document pdf, 2.29MB)

 

First publication concerning the Japanese Funds-in-Trust Preservation of Cultural Heritage (1998) (pdf document pdf, 5.92MB)

 

Second publication (2005) concerning the Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the Preservation and Promotion of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (pdf document1.57MB)

 

First publication (2001) concerning the Japanese Funds-in-Trust Preservation and Promotion of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (pdf document468KB)

 

-UNESCO Normative Action : Anti-doping

 

 

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