Along with Azerbaijan, the Netherlands, Poland, China, Japan, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan, Jamaica, Togo, Cameroon, Djibouti and Kuwait have also been elected to the Committee.
The Committee was established under the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Members of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage are elected for four years. Half of its members are re-elected every two years.
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