Cultural diversity

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Culture committee - Towards a transversal strategy for promoting cultural diversity

Working document (Conference on Cultural Industries and New Information Technologies, Strasbourg, France, November 19-20, 2001.) Council of Europe - Council for Cultural Cooperation (CDCC), 2001, 8 p. The document begins with a general description of the situation by tracing the origins of the perceived discrepancies between cultural policy measures and the rules governing multilateral trade policy. It then takes a closer look at the conditions giving rise to possible inconsistencies between trade and cultural policies, citing concrete examples. In conclusion, it proposes an approach that could help clarify the situation.