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. 8, no 42 — 2008-12-15
    Speech by the UNESCO Director-General at the second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 42 — 2008-12-15
    France’s Minister of Culture and Communications releases the Auclaire Report on the cultural outreach of film and film education

  • Vol. 8, no 41 — 2008-12-08
    Diversity of cultural expressions: cooperation and sustainable development on agenda of UNESCO intergovernmental meeting

  • Vol. 8, no 41 — 2008-12-08
    Cooperative arrangement signed between the Islamic Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization and the International Organization of La Francophonie

  • Vol. 8, no 41 — 2008-12-08
    The International Organization of La Francophonie signs a agreement with Poland—French and partner languages

  • Vol. 8, no 40 — 2008-12-01
    Member States of the European Union meet to remove Amendment 138 (the "Bono Amendment") from the Telecoms Package

  • Vol. 8, no 40 — 2008-12-01
    As Claude Lévi-Strauss turns 100, UNESCO Director-General pays tribute to one of the leading thinkers of the 20th century

  • Vol. 8, no 40 — 2008-12-01
    Cultural diversity “in French” honored in the literary world

  • Vol. 8, no 39 — 2008-11-24
    November 20 meeting of the European Union’s Council of Ministers for Culture and Audiovisual Affairs

  • Vol. 8, no 39 — 2008-11-24
    Now Online: "Europeana," Europe's Digital Library

  • Vol. 8, no 39 — 2008-11-24
    The Secretary General of La Francophonie meets with the President of Togo

  • Vol. 8, no 38 — 2008-11-17
    International Fund for Cultural Diversity: a new page on the UNESCO website

  • Vol. 8, no 37 — 2008-11-10
    Third Meeting of Coalitions and Professional Cultural Organizations from Countries Belonging to La Francophonie—Québec City Declaration: A Call to Action!

  • Vol. 8, no 36 — 2008-11-03
    Message from Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage: "Audiovisual Heritage as a Witness of Cultural Identity"

  • Vol. 8, no 36 — 2008-11-03
    Arènes européennes de l’indépendance: making space for cultural diversity

  • Vol. 8, no 36 — 2008-11-03
    Forum des droits sur l’Internet launches an “Internet and sustainable development” task force

  • Vol. 8, no 35 — 2008-10-27
    XIIe Sommet de la Francophonie 2008 closes

  • Vol. 8, no 35 — 2008-10-27
    Contribute to helping define the new strategy of the Global Alliance!

  • Vol. 8, no 35 — 2008-10-27
    France presents public audiovisual reform bill

  • Vol. 8, no 34 — 2008-10-20
    Québec’s Minister of International relations looks back on the 24th Session of the Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie

  • Vol. 8, no 34 — 2008-10-20
    Switzerland: two major UNESCO conventions on culture come into effect

  • Vol. 8, no 34 — 2008-10-20
    Agenda 2020: European Ministers adopt a blueprint on future of youth policy

  • Vol. 8, no 33 — 2008-10-14
    Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for a Strategic Partnership between UNESCO and the Inter-American Development Bank

  • Vol. 8, no 33 — 2008-10-14
    New organizational formula for the Sommet de la Francophonie

  • Vol. 8, no 32 — 2008-10-06
    The ninth European Union/India Summit held in Marseille, September 29, 2008

  • Vol. 8, no 32 — 2008-10-06
    A Québec culture minister visits Japan for the first time

  • Vol. 8, no 32 — 2008-10-06
    European commissioner for education, training, culture, and youth on official visit to Ukraine

  • Vol. 8, no 31 — 2008-09-29
    The second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions will run from December 8 to 12, 2008

  • Vol. 8, no 31 — 2008-09-29
    UNESCO executive board meeting – September 30 to October 17

  • Vol. 8, no 31 — 2008-09-29
    Avignon Forum: Culture, Economy, and Politics Meeting

  • Vol. 8, no 30 — 2008-09-22
    Québec culture in the spotlight in Barcelona

  • Vol. 8, no 30 — 2008-09-22
    Marseille will be European Capital of Culture for France in 2013

  • Vol. 8, no 30 — 2008-09-22
    The “Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Cyberspace” International Conference – Adoption of the Lena Resolution

  • Vol. 8, no 29 — 2008-09-15
    UNESCO director general celebrates the Francophonie

  • Vol. 8, no 29 — 2008-09-15
    African Week ends at the European Parliament

  • Vol. 8, no 28 — 2008-09-08
    Melbourne, UNESCO City of Literature

  • Vol. 8, no 27 — 2008-09-02
    Speech by the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs on the occasion of the 16th Ambassadors’ Conference

  • Vol. 8, no 27 — 2008-09-02
    Glasgow, UNESCO City of Music

  • Vol. 8, no 26 — 2008-08-25
    Message from the Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

  • Vol. 8, no 26 — 2008-08-25
    Informal meeting of EU Ministers for Culture and Audiovisual Affairs on July 21 and 22, 2008 at Château de Versailles

  • Vol. 8, no 26 — 2008-08-25
    Discussion between the Secretary General of La Francophonie and the President of the Union of the Comoros

  • Vol. 8, no 25 — 2008-07-22
    Québec’s Minister of Culture and Communications travels to France and the U.K.

  • Vol. 8, no 24 — 2008-07-14
    67th session of the permanent council of Organisation internationale de la Francophonie

  • Vol. 8, no 24 — 2008-07-14
    Resolution by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophonie regarding the future of TV5 Monde

  • Vol. 8, no 24 — 2008-07-14
    Québec’s Minister of Culture and Communications highlights the significant role played by Québec in the negotiations regarding the modernization of TV5 Monde

  • Vol. 8, no 23 — 2008-07-07
    The music industry—signing of an historic agreement between social partners

  • Vol. 8, no 23 — 2008-07-07
    The “Cinéma, Europe, Monde” seminar on filmmaking collaboration between Europe and the rest of the world

  • Vol. 8, no 22 — 2008-06-30
    Lyon appointed the first “City of Media Arts” of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network

  • Vol. 8, no 22 — 2008-06-30
    Switzerland’s Federal Office of Culture unveils its areas of action for 2008–2009

  • Vol. 8, no 22 — 2008-06-30
    First extraordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 22 — 2008-06-30
    France’s cultural and audiovisual priorities for Europe

  • Vol. 8, no 21 — 2008-06-16
    Launch of the Chirac Foundation

  • Vol. 8, no 21 — 2008-06-16
    Secretary General of La Francophonie appoints special envoys on the French language

  • Vol. 8, no 21 — 2008-06-16
    Secretary General of La Francophonie meets with the Prime Minister of the Central African Republic

  • Vol. 8, no 20 — 2008-06-09
    Launch of the European cultural season

  • Vol. 8, no 20 — 2008-06-09
    Government of Canada meets with new heads of TV5MONDE

  • Vol. 8, no 19 — 2008-06-02
    The Council of Europe and International Organization of La Francophonie sign a joint statement on reinforcing their cooperation

  • Vol. 8, no 19 — 2008-06-02
    Cultural diversity as seen by artists and creators

  • Vol. 8, no 18 — 2008-05-26
    Statement by the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Status of Women and Official Languages on the occasion of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

  • Vol. 8, no 18 — 2008-05-26
    World Day for Cultural Diversity: Affirming the Importance of Cultural Policies

  • Vol. 8, no 18 — 2008-05-26
    “Respect all cultures,” says CARICOM Secretary General

  • Vol. 8, no 18 — 2008-05-26
    Annual meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors

  • Vol. 8, no 17 — 2008-05-20
    Working documents and information regarding the First Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 17 — 2008-05-20
    Consultation meetings for the implementation of the World Summit on the Information Society Action Lines

  • Vol. 8, no 17 — 2008-05-20
    Message from UNESCO for International Museum Day

  • Vol. 8, no 16 — 2008-05-13
    Message from the Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

  • Vol. 8, no 16 — 2008-05-13
    “European films strong as cinema attendance falls,” European Audiovisual Observatory

  • Vol. 8, no 16 — 2008-05-13
    The secretary general of La Francophonie meets with the secretary general of the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

  • Vol. 8, no 15 — 2008-05-05
    The Government of Canada is pleased with the agreement in principle reached with TV5MONDE partner governments

  • Vol. 8, no 15 — 2008-05-05
    The Government of Québec is happy with the agreement reached between TV5MONDE partner governments

  • Vol. 8, no 14 — 2008-04-28
    The secretary general of La Francophonie meets with Trois Espaces Linguistiques general and executive secretaries

  • Vol. 8, no 14 — 2008-04-28
    France ’s culture and communication minister gives a speech to mark the 70th anniversary of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF)

  • Vol. 8, no 14 — 2008-04-28
    UNESCO director general signs UNESCO/ISESCO 2008–2009 cooperation program

  • Vol. 8, no 13 — 2008-04-21
    World Day for Cultural Diversity

  • Vol. 8, no 13 — 2008-04-21
    Organization of American States celebrates International Francophonie Day

  • Vol. 8, no 12 — 2008-04-14
    The International Organization of La Francophonie partners with Salon international du livre de Québec

  • Vol. 8, no 11 — 2008-04-07
    Commonwealth Foundation Seminar in London

  • Vol. 8, no 11 — 2008-04-07
    Meeting of the United Nations secretary general and the secretary general of La Francophonie

  • Vol. 8, no 11 — 2008-04-07
    France’s minister of culture and communication and minister of the economy, industry, and employment launch a public consultation on the findings of the “cinema and competition law” mission

  • Vol. 8, no 10 — 2008-03-31
    Speeches by Nicolas Sarkozy and Abdou Diouf mark International Day of La Francophonie

  • Vol. 8, no 10 — 2008-03-31
    Message from Québec’s minister of international relations on the occasion of International Day of La Francophonie

  • Vol. 8, no 9 — 2008-03-17
    France’s culture and communications minister opens the seminar marking France’s entry into the European Year of Intercultural Dialog

  • Vol. 8, no 9 — 2008-03-17
    First extraordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 9 — 2008-03-17
    Exchange session on the role and participation of civil society in the implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 8, no 8 — 2008-03-10
    International Day of La Francophonie in the midst of Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, March 20

  • Vol. 8, no 8 — 2008-03-10
    The Swiss Council of States has opened the door to Switzerland’s ratification of two UNESCO conventions promoting culture

  • Vol. 8, no 7 — 2008-03-04
    French Coalition for Cultural Diversity meets with France’s minister of culture and communication: meeting report and Minister Albanel’s speech

  • Vol. 8, no 7 — 2008-03-04
    Network of national and regional radio stations from across the EU to coproduce and broadcast European affairs news programs

  • Vol. 8, no 7 — 2008-03-04
    France’s culture and communication minister to launch the www.franceterme.culture.fr website

  • Vol. 8, no 6 — 2008-02-25
    France’s culture and communications minister meets with the French Coalition for Cultural Diversity

  • Vol. 8, no 6 — 2008-02-25
    The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers adopts a declaration on the allocation and management of the digital dividend and the public interest

  • Vol. 8, no 6 — 2008-02-25
    2008 edition of French Language Week to be launched (March 14–24)

  • Vol. 8, no 5 — 2008-02-18
    Message from the UNESCO Director General on the occasion of International Mother Language Day

  • Vol. 8, no 5 — 2008-02-18
    International Mother Language Day Seminar

  • Vol. 8, no 4 — 2008-02-04
    UNESCO signs partnership agreement with CISCO

  • Vol. 8, no 4 — 2008-02-04
    Turkey requests a cultural policy review

  • Vol. 8, no 3 — 2008-01-28
    2008, International Year of Languages – UNESCO urges all parties to increase their own activities to promote and protect all languages

  • Vol. 8, no 3 — 2008-01-28
    International Day of La Francophonie: a message from the secretary general of La Francophonie

  • Vol. 8, no 3 — 2008-01-28
    Abdou Diouf and Jean-Pierre Raffarin present the International Olympic Committee with the convention on the promotion of the French language at the Olympic Games in Beijing

  • Vol. 8, no 3 — 2008-01-28
    The secretary general of La Francophonie meets with the premier of Québec

  • Vol. 8, no 3 — 2008-01-28
    Québec government undertakes European blitz to promote Canada-European Union economic partnership agreement

  • Vol. 8, no 2 — 2008-01-21
    The director-general of UNESCO addresses the First Alliance of Civilizations Forum in Madrid

  • Vol. 8, no 2 — 2008-01-21
    Communication from the European Commission on Creative Content Online in the Single Market: public consultation begins

  • Vol. 8, no 2 — 2008-01-21
    European Audiovisual Observatory boosts its legal database – IRIS MERLIN

  • Vol. 8, no 1 — 2008-01-14
    State aid: Commission launches public consultation on the future framework for state funding of public service broadcasting

  • Vol. 8, no 1 — 2008-01-14
    Call for action at close of Ottawa session of Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions