Cultural diversity

Publications and Studies

Information document - Civil Society and the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005)

This report commissioned by the UNESCO Secretariat provides a comprehensive overview of the term “civil society,” along with existing definitions, the functions of civil society organizations, measurement of civil society capacity, and modalities of interaction and coordination.

The information document is available (in English and French) from the list of documents on the UNESCO website with a view to the first ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, which will be held in Ottawa, Canada, from December 10 to 13, 2007.

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