2019

10th WGA in Sharjah, UAE

2019

Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) UNESCO confirmed 4 years accreditation of IOV World

2016

9th WGA in Bergamo, Italy

2015

Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) UNESCO confirmed 4 years accreditation of IOV World

2012

IOV enters Special Consultative Relations with The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

2012

8th WGA in Prague, Czech Repubblic

2011

UNESCO reclassifies IOV to Formal Consultative Relations

2010

UNESCO accredits IOV as a Consultant to the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

2007

7th WGA in Athen Volos, Greece 

2005

6th WGA in Andong, South Korea