Cultural diversity

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The German Commission for UNESCO adopts a resolution calling on the German government to throw its support behind the adoption of the UNESCO draft Convention on Cultural Diversity

Deutsche UNESCO-Kommission, Bonn, 7. Juli 2005 – 2005/07/07

At its general assembly held July 6 and 7 in Bonn on the theme of cultural diversity and the universality of values, the German Commission for UNESCO adopted a resolution calling on the German government to throw its support behind the adoption of the draft Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions at the UNESCO General Conference next October. It also called upon the government to move rapidly to ratify the convention once it had been adopted. [05-22]