The MOWCAP General Meeting was held on 24-26 November 2022, hosted by the Korean Studies Institute (KSI), in Andong, Republic of Korea. The hybrid meeting gathered 109 participants, including six MOWCAP Bureau members, 20 Member States, three UNESCO representatives and 80 observers from various institutions across the region.
Latest updates in national documentary heritage activities were shared, as well as the MOWCAP Register Sub Committee’s recommendations and Member State comments on the 2022 cycle of nominations to the MOWCAP Regional Register.
In conjunction with the MOWCAP General Meeting, the MOWCAP Secretariat Office was inaugurated as part of the MOWCAP General Meeting’s opening ceremony.
The inauguration follows the recent Memorandum of Understanding signed between KSI and the MOWCAP Secretariat. The Secretariat was previously hosted by the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju, Republic of Korea.
MOWCAP Chair Mr Kwibae Kim, KSI President Dr Jong-sup Chong and officials from the City of Andong presided over the inauguration ceremony, which was attended by participants from the 2022 MOWCAP General Meeting.