Cultural diversity

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Working documents and information regarding the First Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

The First Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions will be held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 24 to 27 June 2008 in Room II.

The following working documents are now available on the UNESCO website:

  • Adoption of the Agenda
  • Draft Summary Records of the First Ordinary Session
  • Operational guidelines on the role and participation of civil society (Art. 11 and related articles)

UNESCO has also made the following information documents available in preparation for the event:

  • Article 7: Measures to promote cultural expressions: European approaches
  • Vulnerability and threat: Insights for the future implementation of Article 8
  • The partnering process
  • Contributions of Parties on the use of the of the resources of the FIDC
  • Comparative Table of Parties contributions on the use of the resources of the FIDC

We invite you to make regular visits to the UNESCO website, where other information and working documents will be made available prior to the First Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.