The fourth session of the General Assembly of the Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the auspices of UNESCO took place on March 10, 2015 in Central Park Hotel in Sofia (Bulgaria).
The meeting was opened by the Executive Director of the Regional Centre Sofia – Ms Mima Stoilova-Nikolova who welcomed all the participants, shared a few brief words about the activities of the Centre, the challenges facing it, and wished the General Assembly fruitful work while reminding the attendees that the GA is the supreme governing body of the RC and thus determines the course of its further development.
Ms. Maya Dobreva, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, also greeted the members of the General Assembly and expressed hope that in the course of 2015, Regional Centre Sofia would contribute to marking the 70thanniversary of the establishment of UNESCO. She also stated her desire for the Centre to continue its positive and constructive development into the future.
Mr. Frank Proschan, representative of the UNESCO Director General to the General Assembly, declared open the fourth meeting of the General Assembly and presented to the participants the proposed agenda.
The session was held to the following agenda:
1. Approval of the agenda
2. Induction of new members of the General Assembly
3. Discussion and adoption of the key documents of Regional Centre Sofia:
Documents of the General Assembly 2015:
Annual report 2014
Work plan for 2015