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Adoption of a new declaration and an action plan at the 4th Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie on Culture

In conjunction with the 8th Francophone Games, the 4th Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie on Culture took place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on July 22 and 23, 2017. On this occasion, a declaration and an action plan were adopted by member States and governments.

The Declaration reaffirms the importance of the 2005 Convention in implementing international agreements on culture and points out how the digital revolution can be used to enrich the diversity of cultural expressions. An action plan containing seven lines of action to implement the main guidelines of the Declaration was also adopted.

The full Declaration and the action plan are available on the International Organisation of La Francophonie website (French only).