Cultural diversity

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The November 1, 2010 issue of the Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle newsletter

The November 1 issue of the Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle newsletter features articles on the following issues:

Trade policy

  • ACTA: Nearing finalization
  • The issue of cultural exemption remains unresolved in negotiations surrounding the Canada-E.U. free trade agreement

Cultural industries

  • Filmmakers meet in Dijon: The European film industry faces the challenges of dealing with new technology
  • Digital technology has flooded the Québec film industry
  • Telecom taxes: France and Spain defy Brussels
  • The American music industry takes aim at illegal downloading
  • YouTube and SACEM sign an agreement on artist royalties

Cultural diversity

  • Round table discussion on the future of the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
  • UNESCO and cultural development: new publications
  • New publication: La Convention sur la protection et la promotion de la diversité des expressions culturelles : Premier bilan et défis juridiques

Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle is produced by CEIM (Centre d'études sur l'intégration et la mondialisation) for the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF).