As a member of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee on Intangible Cultural Heritage, Armenia became Vice President of the Bureau of the Committee for a one-year term, receiving unanimous support from the member countries of the Committee. The nomination of the members of the Bureau took place during the discussions at the 12th session of the Committee, which was held on December 4-9, 2017 in the Republic of Korea, and final confirmation was made during the electronic consultations on February 2017. Armenia is a member of the Committee from 2016 to 2020. Reference. The Intergovernmental Committee is one of the main bodies of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of 2003 and consists of 24 member states representing six regional groups. One of the main functions of the Committee is to make the final decision about applications sent by participating countries for inclusion in the lists established by the Convention.