Cultural diversity

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Declaration de Cannes, des Directeurs des agences Europeennes en charge du cinema sur la convention sur l’avenir de l’Europe

Le mardi 20 mai 2003

In this declaration, European film agency directors are fully in favor of maintaining the unanimity rule. They consider it “absolutely necessary for our states to be able to decide on international trade policy on cultural and audiovisual services based on mutual agreement, as under the current Treaty. Unanimity is the only effective way to preserve the diversity of our national cultural policies, allow their free development in each country, and guarantee their very future.” (Available in French and English only)