Cultural diversity

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La ministre Line Beauchamp participe aux activités entourant la visite du premier ministre Raffarin

Québec, le 23 mai 2003

In discussions between Minister of Culture and Communications Ms Line Beauchamp and Deputy Minister for Cooperation and La Francophonie Mr. Pierre-André Wiltzer during French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin’s visit to Québec, Ms Beauchamp and Mr. Wiltzer emphasized the importance of protecting cultural diversity and supporting culture. Ms Beauchamp was especially delighted by the UNESCO Executive Board’s decision to put the development of a new international standard-setting instrument on cultural diversity on the agenda for the next General Conference in October 2003. (Available in French only)