Cultural diversity

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Nous réaffirmons la nécessité de respecter et de valoriser la diversité culturelle

DÉCLARATION MINISTÉRIELLE - Sommet ministériel de la ZLÉA

Miami, le 20 novembre 2003 - 2003/11/20

Ministers responsible for trade in the western hemisphere and representing the 34 countries participating in negotiations on the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) met for their eighth annual ministerial meeting in Miami on November 20–21, 2003, in order to provide guidance for the final phase of the FTAA negotiations. In the ministerial statement released at the end of the summit, they reaffirmed the need to respect and promote cultural diversity, as set out in the 2001 Summit of the Americas Declaration and Plan of Action. ( Available in French, English and Spanish only )