The fourth online meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the Silk Roads Living Heritage Network was held on 25 August 2021. Representatives from following organizations attended the meeting: International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP), UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty, UNESCO Tashkent Office, Korea-Central Asia Cooperation Forum Secretariat under the Korea Foundation, International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS), UNESCO’s International Fund for the Promotion of Culture, European Association of Folklore Festivals, National Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic for UNESCO. Preparatory Committee examined two documents: Report on the Preparation of the 2021 Inauguration Event and Operational Issues of the Silk Road Living Heritage Network. During discussion on agenda items it has been outlined that establishment of the Silk Roads Living Heritage Network is coincide with UNESCO International Decade for Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022). According to the approved schedule, the fifth meeting of the Preparatory Committee will be held on 15 September 2021.