Cultural diversity

News Releases / Speeches / Declarations

In this section, you can consult Québec Government news releases, speeches, declarations, and statements on cultural diversity. The section also includes declarations about cultural diversity issued by various international forums and organizations.

  • Vol. 7, no 42 — 2007-12-17
    UNESCO addresses the first session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in Ottawa, Canada, December 10 to 13, 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 42 — 2007-12-17
    The Government of Canada announces a contribution to the new International Fund for Cultural Diversity

  • Vol. 7, no 42 — 2007-12-17
    The Québec Government announces a $100,000 contribution to UNESCO’S International Fund for Cultural Diversity

  • Vol. 7, no 42 — 2007-12-17
    Brazil’s culture minister gives a speech to the first session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 7, no 42 — 2007-12-17
    OIF secretary general meets with president of Djibouti

  • Vol. 7, no 42 — 2007-12-17
    La Francophonie attends the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 7, no 41 — 2007-12-10
    Spain renews its support for the Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity

  • Vol. 7, no 40 — 2007-12-03
    Only days to the first session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in Ottawa, Canada

  • Vol. 7, no 40 — 2007-12-03
    European Commission welcomes the start of a new era for Europe's audiovisual media

  • Vol. 7, no 40 — 2007-12-03
    The secretary general of La Francophonie meets with the European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid

  • Vol. 7, no 40 — 2007-12-03
    The Convention for the Promotion of the French Language at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games is signed between International Organization of La Francophonie and the Beijing Olympic Games Organizing Committee

  • Vol. 7, no 39 — 2007-11-26
    Commonwealth heads of government and civil society discuss cultural diversity

  • Vol. 7, no 39 — 2007-11-26
    23rd session of the Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie—Ministers from the Francophonie hold a debate on the French language, a solidarity tool that can also promote cultural and linguistic diversity

  • Vol. 7, no 39 — 2007-11-26
    Canada assumes chairmanship of the Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie

  • Vol. 7, no 39 — 2007-11-26
    The Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie in Vientiane: a springboard to the Québec City summit

  • Vol. 7, no 38 — 2007-11-19
    European Commission welcomes Council endorsement of the first-ever European agenda for culture

  • Vol. 7, no 38 — 2007-11-19
    23rd session of the Francophonie Ministerial Conference held in Laos

  • Vol. 7, no 38 — 2007-11-19
    Freedom of expression and security on the Internet

  • Vol. 7, no 37 — 2007-11-12
    Message from the Director-General of UNESCO, on the celebration of “2008, International Year of Languages” “Languages matter!”

  • Vol. 7, no 37 — 2007-11-12
    The Government of Canada reiterates its commitment to TV5MONDE

  • Vol. 7, no 37 — 2007-11-12
    Québec’s minister of culture, communications, and the status of women restates the importance of preserving TV5 Monde’s multilateral nature and announces an increase in Québec’s financial contribution

  • Vol. 7, no 37 — 2007-11-12
    General conference defines UNESCO strategy for the next six years

  • Vol. 7, no 36 — 2007-11-05
    La Francophonie secretary general gives Luxembourg conference on French in international organizations

  • Vol. 7, no 35 — 2007-10-29
    UNESCO – Nine new members elected to World Heritage Committee

  • Vol. 7, no 35 — 2007-10-29
    Message from the UNESCO director general on World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

  • Vol. 7, no 35 — 2007-10-29
    Library and Archives Canada celebrates UNESCO's World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

  • Vol. 7, no 34 — 2007-10-22
    Speech by the director-general of UNESCO at opening of general policy debate of the of the 34th Session of the UNESCO's General Conference

  • Vol. 7, no 34 — 2007-10-22
    Bulgarian president highlights UNESCO's contribution to understanding among peoples at General Conference opening, Paris, France

  • Vol. 7, no 34 — 2007-10-22
    UNESCO and the Library of Congress sign agreement for World Digital Library

  • Vol. 7, no 33 — 2007-10-15
    The coming into office of Québec's first-ever representative is marked at UNESCO

  • Vol. 7, no 33 — 2007-10-15
    International Organization of la Francophonie and France's École nationale d'administration sign a cooperation agreement, Strasbourg (France)

  • Vol. 7, no 32 — 2007-10-09
    34th session of UNESCO’s General Conference, Paris (France) – October 16 to November 3, 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 32 — 2007-10-09
    The French minister of culture and communications wishes to see a stronger Internet presence for French cultural heritage

  • Vol. 7, no 31 — 2007-10-01
    Founding Congress of the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (IFCCD), Seville, Spain

  • Vol. 7, no 31 — 2007-10-01
    Working Documents – First Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, Ottawa, Canada

  • Vol. 7, no 31 — 2007-10-01
    Opening of the Monterrey Forum

  • Vol. 7, no 30 — 2007-09-24
    Québec Government—The tenth annual International Network on Cultural Policy ministerial meeting is a success

  • Vol. 7, no 30 — 2007-09-24
    Mission to Mexico – Québec’s Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women visits Monterrey to encourage cultural exchange between Québec and Mexico

  • Vol. 7, no 30 — 2007-09-24
    The Swiss Federal Council has sent the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity to Parliament for ratification – 2007/09/21

  • Vol. 7, no 29 — 2007-09-17
    Canada's Culture Ministers discuss the contribution of arts and culture to the vitality of communities (Moose Jaw, Canada) – 2007/09/6-7

  • Vol. 7, no 29 — 2007-09-17
    Secretaries general of the Commonwealth and La Francophonie discuss their policy and development work – 2007/09/10

  • Vol. 7, no 29 — 2007-09-17
    La Francophonie secretary general Abdou Diouf visits “Quand l’Afrique s’éveillera” (When Africa Awakes), an exhibition presented by Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie de la Villette in Paris, France

  • Vol. 7, no 28 — 2007-09-10
    The Belgian French Community’s Audiovisual High Council (CSA) adopts a recommendation on diversity in radio and public access to diverse radio offerings

  • Vol. 7, no 26 — 2007-08-27
    Second session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, Tokyo (Japan) – 2007/09/3-7

  • Vol. 7, no 26 — 2007-08-27
    Message from Mr. Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

  • Vol. 7, no 26 — 2007-08-27
    Speech by Mr. Abdou Diouf, Secretary General of La Francophonie, during the national meeting of the Ligue de l’enseignement in Paris (France)

  • Vol. 7, no 25 — 2007-07-23
    Speech by UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura for the opening of the second meeting of the United Nations Group on the Information Society (UNGIS), Paris, France

  • Vol. 7, no 24 — 2007-07-16
    64th session of the Permanent Council of La Francophonie, Paris, France

  • Vol. 7, no 24 — 2007-07-16
    Beirut named “World Book Capital 2009” – 2007/07/06

  • Vol. 7, no 23 — 2007-07-09
    33rd session of the Parliamentary Assembly of La Francophonie, Libreville, Gabon – 2007/07/3–6

  • Vol. 7, no 23 — 2007-07-09
    Québec premier Jean Charest visits France: culture on the agenda – 2007/07/6-9

  • Vol. 7, no 23 — 2007-07-09
    Abdou Diouf, secretary general of La Francophonie, speaks at the 13th International Economic Forum of the Americas, Montréal, Canada

  • Vol. 7, no 22 — 2007-07-03
    Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions – First Expert Meeting on International Cooperation – 2007/07/10–12

  • Vol. 7, no 22 — 2007-07-03
    International Network on Cultural Policy Annual Ministerial Meeting in Seville, Spain – 2007/09/20–22

  • Vol. 7, no 21 — 2007-06-26
    UNESCO press release at the end of the first session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions – 2007/06/21

  • Vol. 7, no 21 — 2007-06-26
    Address given by UNESCO director general Koïchiro Matsuura to the first Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 7, no 21 — 2007-06-26
    Canada elected to Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of Diversity of Cultural Expressions – 2007/06/20

  • Vol. 7, no 21 — 2007-06-26
    Québec hails the successful first Conference of Parties to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions – 2007/06/21

  • Vol. 7, no 21 — 2007-06-26
    Québec increases its contribution to the International Organization of La Francophonie by $2 million – 2007/06/19

  • Vol. 7, no 20 — 2007-06-18
    UNESCO Media Advisory on the First session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions – 2007/06/14

  • Vol. 7, no 20 — 2007-06-18
    Press release from France on the first Conference of Parties to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions – 2007/06/13

  • Vol. 7, no 20 — 2007-06-18
    On the eve of the first Conference of Parties, the secretary general of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), Mr. Abdou Diouf, calls for full implementation of the Convention on cultural diversity – 2007/06/15

  • Vol. 7, no 20 — 2007-06-18
    Québec will take part in the Conference of Parties to the UNESCO Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions – 2007/06/17

  • Vol. 7, no 20 — 2007-06-18
    The Canadian Coalition celebrates cultural diversity – 2007/06/08

  • Vol. 7, no 20 — 2007-06-18
    Interview with Mr. Jean Musitelli on the goals and issues of the UNESCO Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions – 2007/06/14

  • Vol. 7, no 19 — 2007-06-11
    Cultural Diversity at the heart of the debate at summit of Heads of State of Southeast Europe in Bucharest–2007/06/7–8

  • Vol. 7, no 19 — 2007-06-11
    UNESCO Director General Koïchiro Matsuura takes part in celebrations in honor of Portuguese Language Day – 2007/05/31

  • Vol. 7, no 18 — 2007-06-04
    The Secretary General of La Francophonie, Mr. Abdou Diouf, congratulates Romanian director Cristian Mungiu on his Palme d’Or at the 60th Cannes Film Festival – 2007/06/01

  • Vol. 7, no 17 — 2007-05-28
    Speech by UNESCO director-general Koïchiro Matsuura at an Experts Meeting on the theme “Towards the Integration of the Principles of Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialog in Sustainable Development Policies”

  • Vol. 7, no 16 — 2007-05-22
    Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions: First Ordinary Session of the Conference of Parties ─ 2007/06/18-20

  • Vol. 7, no 16 — 2007-05-22
    Robert Pilon steps down as Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Coalition for Cultural Diversity– 2007/05/15

  • Vol. 7, no 16 — 2007-05-22
    Message from UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura on the occasion of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

  • Vol. 7, no 15 — 2007-05-14
    Québec National Assembly congratulates Nicolas Sarkozy on being elected president of the French Republic ─ 2007/05/10

  • Vol. 7, no 15 — 2007-05-14
    communications Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres on the cultural equality of French citizens – 2007/05/09

  • Vol. 7, no 14 — 2007-05-07
    Address of Abdou Diouf, Secretary General of La Francophonie, to the UNESCO Conference on the theme, “Different views on the implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions” »

  • Vol. 7, no 14 — 2007-05-07
    Speech by Françoise Rivière, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture at the Essen Conference, “Cultural Diversity— Europe's Wealth. Bringing the UNESCO Convention to Life” ─ 2007/04/28

  • Vol. 7, no 14 — 2007-05-07
    Press release of Abdou Diouf, Secretary General of La Francophonie, on completion of the 63rd session of the Permanent Council of the International Organization of La Francophonie

  • Vol. 7, no 13 — 2007-04-30
    Third plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly, Tunis

  • Vol. 7, no 12 — 2007-04-23
    Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions central to new Quebec minister of Culture, Communications, and the Status of Women mandate – 2007/04/18

  • Vol. 7, no 12 — 2007-04-23
    Message from Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Book and Copyright Day

  • Vol. 7, no 11 — 2007-04-16
    The Montréal Declaration

  • Vol. 7, no 10 — 2007-03-26
    Speech given by UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura at an information meeting with permanents delegates regarding the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 7, no 10 — 2007-03-26
    Declarations on the Occasion of the International Day of La Francophonie – 2007/03/20

  • Vol. 7, no 9 — 2007-03-19
    The world greets the Convention’s entry into force— 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 8 — 2007-03-12
    UNESCO : Information Meeting on the Entry into Force of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions— 2007/03/23

  • Vol. 7, no 7 — 2007-03-05
    The Secretary General of La Francophonie, Mr. Abdou Diouf, announces a Think Tank for La Francophonie

  • Vol. 7, no 5 — 2007-02-19
    Message by UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura for International Mother Language Day ─ 21 February 2007

  • Vol. 7, no 4 — 2007-02-12
    Governments of Canada and Quebec meet with the Canadian Coalition for Cultural Diversity to prepare for implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 7, no 3 — 2007-02-05
    Québec’s premier speaks out in favor of a Canada-European Union free trade agreement— 2007/01/19

  • Vol. 7, no 1 — 2007-01-22
    UNESCO director-general is pleased with the ratification of the Convention by the European Community and 13 of its Member States

  • Vol. 7, no 1 — 2007-01-22
    A clear sign of the European Union's commitment to cultural diversity, both within the EU and internationally

  • Vol. 7, no 1 — 2007-01-22
    “An historical and decisive step forward for preserving cultural identities and stimulating creativity,” according to the French culture and communications minister

  • Vol. 7, no 1 — 2007-01-22
    A giant leap forward for OIF member states and governments

  • Vol. 7, no 1 — 2007-01-22
    Québec and Canada reiterate the importance of encouraging as many countries as possible to ratify the Convention