Cultural diversity

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Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle, December 2010

The December issue of Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle addresses a number of important issues:

Digital Issues

  • Forum d'Avignon: Digitalization, the cultural industry's great challenge
  • UK copyright reform

Digital Piracy

  • Illegal book downloads: Status report since the iPad

Books and Publishing Industry

  • Agreement between Hachette Livre and Google
  • Paywall: Mixed results for the Times UK and Sunday Times

Trade Agreements

  • ACTA: Finalization of the agreement
  • Protecting cultural exception under the Canada–European Union FTA

Film Industry

  • Amazon invests in the film industry
  • Rapprochement between Hollywood and Bollywood


  • The Association of Cities and Local Governments recognizes culture as an essential aspect of development

 Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle is published in French by CEIM (Centre d'études et d'intégration sur la mondialisation), on behalf of the International Organization of La Francophonie.