Cultural diversity

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"Déclaration de Nuevo León" : Sommet Extraordinaire des Amériques de Monterrey (Mexique), Monterrey le 14 janvier 2004, 2004/01/14

Following their meeting at the Special Summit of the Americas in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico), heads of state and government of the Americas adopted a final declaration on the achievement of common objectives including social development, democratic governance, equitable economic growth, and the creation of a Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). As regards social development, they reaffirmed that “the diversity of cultures that characterizes our American hemisphere greatly enriches our societies, and the cultural development and social cohesion of our countries are reinforced when our cultural diversity is respected and celebrated.” (Available in French only)