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French Coalition for Cultural Diversity meets with France’s minister of culture and communication: meeting report and Minister Albanel’s speech

The French Coalition for Cultural Diversity notes on its website that it met with France’s minister of culture and communication, Christine Albanel, on February 21, 2008. According to the Coalition, a number of its members attended the meeting.

The Coalition states that “the minister stressed the major role played by the French Coalition and the international network of Coalitions in advancing the ratification and implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.” The press release concludes by mentioning that “Coalition members also had the opportunity to inform the minister of their concerns over various threats to cultural diversity.”

The French Coalition for Cultural Diversity invites you to read the meeting report and Minister Albanel’s speech (in French only).

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