Cultural diversity

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Québec minister of culture and communications line beauchamp to lead mission to france from sept 8 to 11

August 28, 2003

Ms Beauchamp will meet with various political leaders and representatives of civil society in preparation for the upcoming UNESCO General Conference. She will discuss the development of a new international standard-setting instrument on cultural diversity with the UNESCO Director General, Mr. Koïchiro Matsuura, UNESCO ambassadors, and Mr. Abdou Diouf, Secretary General of Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie. Ms Beauchamp will also meet with the French Minister of Culture and Communication, Mr. Jean-Jacques Aillagon, with whom she also plans to raise the issue of cultural diversity. (Available in French only) Québec Delegation General in Paris