Cultural diversity

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January 2019 issue

 


News – 2005 Convention UNESCO 

Twentieth anniversary of the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions 

The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDEC) celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 25, 2018, at a conference entitled Contemporary and Future Challenges for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions: Data, Artificial Intelligence and International Perspectives. Over a hundred people attended the conference, including several key figures in the CDEC’s history.

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Twelfth session of the Intergovernmental Committee on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

The 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions was held December 11 to 14. The Member States of the Committee, including Canada, approved a digital roadmap that will assist States implementing the operational guidelines for digital environments approved in 2017 by the Conference of Parties to the 2005 Convention. The Government of Québec also demonstrated its commitment to the 2005 Convention by announcing its sixth $30,000 contribution to the International Fund for Cultural Diversity and will contribute $25,000 to help produce a guide on cultural clauses in international trade and investment agreements. 

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Recent publications


Cultural policies and measures: good practices


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2019 Calendar 

  • February 7 to 8: International Meeting of Experts on digital, Ottawa, Canada.
  • April 2 to 5: Third United Cities and Local Governments Culture Summit, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • June 4 to 7: Seventh session of the Conference of Parties to the 2005 Convention, Paris, France.
  • September 1 to 7: ICOM General Conference, “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition,” Kyoto, Japan.