Cultural diversity

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Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions – First Expert Meeting on International Cooperation – 2007/07/10–12

UNESCO has announced that the First Expert Meeting on International Cooperation will be held in Madrid, Spain, from July 10 to 12, 2007. International experts will analyze sections in the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions relating to international cooperation, particularly sections 12 to 16. They will also discuss cooperation programs and projects to develop policies and measures, capacity-building in accordance with the Convention’s guiding principles, and the profiles and roles of stakeholders affected by the Convention.

UNESCO has stated that the experts’ recommendations will be passed on to the Intergovernmental Committee on the Convention that will be convened in Ottawa, Canada, in December 2007.

Click here to consult the working papers and briefs from this meeting.

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