Cultural diversity

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Le quebec et l'organisation internationale de la francophonie conviennent d'intensifier leurs efforts pour la promotion de la diversite culturelle - quebec

Le 25 juin 2003 – 2003/06/25

At the close of the official visit to Québec by International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) secretary-general Abdou Diouf, Québec premier Mr. Jean Charest and Mr. Diouf agreed to “step up their efforts in support of an international instrument on cultural diversity.” At the end of their discussion, the premier expressed his wish “that the Francophonie continue lobbying UNESCO to ensure the right of states and governments to support their cultures.” (Available in French only)