Cultural diversity

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Discours de madame Diane Lemieux, ministre d'État à la Culture et aux Communications, dans le cadre des travaux de la IIIe Table ronde des ministres de la culture, Istanbul, le 17 septembre 2002.

Addressing the importance of intangible cultural heritage, Ms Lemieux stressed that any "future international agreement on intangible heritage would be more effective if accompanied by an international instrument that recognized the right of states and governments to freely develop their own cultural policies." (Available in frenchs only)

Ministère de la Culture et des Communications