|The Committee shall adopt its own Rules of Procedure by a two-thirds majority of its Members||Once adopted, amendments to this Convention shall be submitted for ratification, acceptance, approval or accession to the States Parties|
|It may meet in extraordinary session if it so decides or at the request either of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage or of at least one-third of the States Parties||UNESCO House, Paris, from 20 November to 10 December 1946|
It shall also elect as many States Members of the Committee as required to fill vacancies.
|These amendments shall enter into force at the time they are adopted||The procedure set out in paragraphs 3 and 4 shall not apply to amendments to Article 5 concerning the number of States Members of the Committee|
|However, the withdrawal of the declaration shall not take effect in regard to the contribution due by the State until the date on which the subsequent session of the General Assembly opens||Article 12 — Inventories 1|
Article 14 — Education, awareness-raising and capacity-building Each State Party shall endeavour, by all appropriate means, to: a ensure recognition of, respect for, and enhancement of the intangible cultural heritage in society, in particular through: i educational, awareness-raising and information programmes, aimed at the general public, in particular young people; ii specific educational and training programmes within the communities and groups concerned; iii capacity-building activities for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage, in particular management and scientific research; and iv non-formal means of transmitting knowledge; b keep the public informed of the dangers threatening such heritage, and of the activities carried out in pursuance of this Convention; c promote education for the protection of natural spaces and places of memory whose existence is necessary for expressing the intangible cultural heritage.
|The incorporation of these items in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity shall in no way prejudge the criteria for future inscriptions decided upon in accordance with Article 16, paragraph 2||Article 33 — Accession 1|
|The denunciation shall be notified by an instrument in writing, deposited with the Director-General of UNESCO||The Committee shall be answerable to the General Assembly|
The Committee may invite to its meetings any public or private bodies, as well as private persons, with recognized competence in the various fields of the intangible cultural heritage, in order to consult them on specific matters.11