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. 9, no 36 — 2009-12-21
    Port of Spain Statement: Civil society addresses Commonwealth heads of government and evokes the 2005 Convention

  • Vol. 9, no 36 — 2009-12-21
    Québec–United Kingdom cooperation: call for projects ends January 8

  • Vol. 9, no 35 — 2009-12-07
    European Coalitions call for commitment to rapid implementation of the UNESCO Convention

  • Vol. 9, no 35 — 2009-12-07
    Avignon Forum participant Irina Bokova outlines how the 2005 convention is responding to present-day challenges

  • Vol. 9, no 34 — 2009-11-23
    Commonwealth Statement on Culture and Development

  • Vol. 9, no 34 — 2009-11-23
    TV5MONDE awarded the diversum label: its financial management helps promote cultural diversity

  • Vol. 9, no 34 — 2009-11-23
    An OIF musical compilation to promote southern artists

  • Vol. 9, no 33 — 2009-11-09
    Zagreb: The Third World Culturelink Conference will explore changing aspects of culture in the 21st century

  • Vol. 9, no 33 — 2009-11-09
    An international conference on the creation of cultural policies will be held in Stockholm on December 3 and 4

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    The world pays tribute to Koïchiro Matsuura as he ends his term as UNESCO director general

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    UNESCO General Conference: Irina Bokova sworn in as director general

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    “The UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions of October 20, 2005, must also inspire us to do more with regard to ‘cultural’ development.”—Fadila Laanan

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    Special call for proposals for cultural projects: Istanbul 2010

  • Vol. 9, no 31 — 2009-10-13
    The governor general of Canada stresses the “extreme relevance of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions”

  • Vol. 9, no 31 — 2009-10-13
    Call for applications for the 2010 UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    The Australian government ratifies the Convention and underlines the importance of this action for its citizens.

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    L’UNESCO announces the creation of a new International Chair for performance in the cultural industries, as well as a laboratory for cultural innovation for developing countries

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    The EU will earmark 5 million euros for 40 international cooperation projects in cinema

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    The call for projects from the francophone research collective Littératures au Sud still open

  • Vol. 9, no 29 — 2009-09-14
    The 2010 Commonwealth Writers' Prize has opened for entry

  • Vol. 9, no 29 — 2009-09-14
    European Commission: call for proposals on support for cultural activities remains open till October 1

  • Vol. 9, no 28 — 2009-08-31
    Signing of a Mexico-Colombia cultural cooperation agreement

  • Vol. 9, no 28 — 2009-08-31
    Cape Town: call for papers under way for the First Conference on Cultural Organizations in Times of Economic Crisis

  • Vol. 9, no 27 — 2009-08-24
    The European Commission looks at the effects of structural funds on local and regional development

  • Vol. 9, no 27 — 2009-08-24
    “UNESCO has built a legal arsenal in which indigenous peoples are recognized as custodians of cultural diversity and biodiversity,” says Koïchiro Matsuura

  • Vol. 9, no 27 — 2009-08-24
    Abdou Diouf makes the case for cultural diversity at the World Acadian Congress

  • Vol. 9, no 26 — 2009-07-13
    The International Museum Conference on Circumpolar Cultures will address the promotion of cultural diversity

  • Vol. 9, no 26 — 2009-07-13
    A call for projects as part of the International Symposium on Electronic Art ISEA 2010

  • Vol. 9, no 26 — 2009-07-13
    The President of the Francophonie Parliamentary Assembly intends to mobilize parliamentarians of the French-speaking world to implement the Convention

  • Vol. 9, no 25 — 2009-07-06
    The European Commission calls for greater transparency and multilateral accountability in Internet governance

  • Vol. 9, no 24 — 2009-06-29
    The Commonwealth recognizes the role that culture plays in sustainable development

  • Vol. 9, no 24 — 2009-06-29
    The Alter-Ciné Foundation’s documentary film grants program is accepting applications from young documentary filmmakers from Africa, Asia, or Latin America

  • Vol. 9, no 23 — 2009-06-22
    Speech by Mr. Koïchiro Matsuura at the 2nd session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 23 — 2009-06-22
    Remarks by the Québec representative on the Permanent Delegation of Canada to UNESCO

  • Vol. 9, no 23 — 2009-06-22
    Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie continues its efforts to promote implementation of the UNESCO Convention

  • Vol. 9, no 23 — 2009-06-22
    Young culture professionals from 34 countries present their vision of cultural diversity as part of the U40–World Forum

  • Vol. 9, no 22 — 2009-06-15
    The Mercosur coalitions meet in Asunción, Paraguay

  • Vol. 9, no 22 — 2009-06-15
    The role of culture in boosting creativity and innovation in Europe is further recognized at E.U. level

  • Vol. 9, no 22 — 2009-06-15
    Abdou Diouf stresses that cultural diversity is central to public service television’s philosophy and mandate

  • Vol. 9, no 22 — 2009-06-15
    Kairouan Declaration advocates respect for cultural diversity and dialogue between civilizations

  • Vol. 9, no 21 — 2009-06-08
    Cinema and Trade Seminar : Inventory and Advancement of International Talks

  • Vol. 9, no 21 — 2009-06-08
    Call for proposals on the Mediterranean Sea Basin Cross-Border Cooperation Program

  • Vol. 9, no 20 — 2009-06-01
    Arts in Africa: a unique collection of information on culture on the Dark Continent

  • Vol. 9, no 20 — 2009-06-01
    On September 28–30, 2009, the second annual Culture Program Conference and the European Culture Forum will take place in Brussels

  • Vol. 9, no 19 — 2009-05-25
    Call for participants: 23rd World Congress on Dance Research and the 18th General Assembly of the CID, Malaga, Spain, July 15–19

  • Vol. 9, no 19 — 2009-05-25
    Third World Culturelink Conference issues a call for papers

  • Vol. 9, no 19 — 2009-05-25
    “The management of cultural diversity is undoubtedly one of the central challenges facing many societies today as they work to build inclusive and pluralistic knowledge societies,” says Koïchiro Matsuura

  • Vol. 9, no 18 — 2009-05-19
    Mobilization against the systematic inclusion of cultural cooperation protocols in free trade agreements negotiated by the EC.

  • Vol. 9, no 18 — 2009-05-19
    European film production grows to record high

  • Vol. 9, no 17 — 2009-05-11
    Major worldwide cinema survey confirms three heavyweights: India, Nigeria, and the United States

  • Vol. 9, no 17 — 2009-05-11
    UNESCO celebrates cultural diversity from May 11 to 22, 2009

  • Vol. 9, no 16 — 2009-05-04
    Culture in the broad sense—cultural policies, promotion of cultural diversity, and intercultural dialog—is gradually becoming a leading political concern (Koïchiro Matsuura)

  • Vol. 9, no 16 — 2009-05-04
    Cannes 2009: Ten days devoted to the promotion and marketing of films from five continents

  • Vol. 9, no 15 — 2009-04-27
    UNESCO and Italy organize the first UNESCO Forum of Cultural Industries

  • Vol. 9, no 15 — 2009-04-27
    Touscoprod.com: a new company lets Internet users collaborate on film production and financing

  • Vol. 9, no 15 — 2009-04-27
    Mozambique to host the next Euro-African Campus for Cultural Cooperation in June

  • Vol. 9, no 14 — 2009-04-20
    Barcelona, Vilnius and Brussels : three places and three days of information to demystify the Culture program

  • Vol. 9, no 14 — 2009-04-20
    Through its contribution to Vues d’Afrique, the Québec government expresses its support for the diversity of cultural expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 14 — 2009-04-20
    The call for nominations for the Cultural Policy Research Award is underway

  • Vol. 9, no 14 — 2009-04-20
    Cultural Policy in Central Europe 20 Years after the Fall of Communism

  • Vol. 9, no 13 — 2009-04-14
    European Commission and African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries discuss culture and creativity as vectors for development

  • Vol. 9, no 13 — 2009-04-14
    Brussels Declaration by artists and cultural professionals and entrepreneurs

  • Vol. 9, no 13 — 2009-04-14
    Vancouver welcomes the First Meeting of Coalitions and Cultural Organizations of Asia-Pacific States

  • Vol. 9, no 13 — 2009-04-14
    Culturesfrance suggests a meeting on “The Convention on Cultural Diversity: A New Era in the World Cultural Landscape?”

  • Vol. 9, no 12 — 2009-04-06
    International Conference and virtual round tables on the theme “Humanizing Trade”

  • Vol. 9, no 12 — 2009-04-06
    Call for candidates for the UNESCO International José Martí Prize

  • Vol. 9, no 12 — 2009-04-06
    The Secretary General of La Francophonie and his Commonwealth counterpart discuss their top development priorities for Southern Hemisphere countries

  • Vol. 9, no 11 — 2009-03-30
    Koïchiro Matsuura opens the second extraordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 11 — 2009-03-30
    The French Coalition for Cultural Diversity reacts to a decision by the European Court of Justice

  • Vol. 9, no 11 — 2009-03-30
    Abdou Diouf inaugurates the Senghor Chair at Université du Québec en Outaouais

  • Vol. 9, no 11 — 2009-03-30
    Ratification of the memorandum of agreement creating La Francophonie’s Demographic and Statistical Observatory

  • Vol. 9, no 10 — 2009-03-23
    Minister Christine Albanel very concerned about negotiations between the EU and South Korea

  • Vol. 9, no 10 — 2009-03-23
    Ministers of Culture and Officials in Charge of Cultural Policies of Latin America and the Caribbean urge all states in the region to ratify the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 10 — 2009-03-23
    “Linguistic diversity is one of the most valuable forms of cultural diversity,” states Koïchiro Matsuura on the occasion of World Poetry Day

  • Vol. 9, no 9 — 2009-03-16
    Pilot Project for Artist Mobility: the call for proposals by the European Commission is underway

  • Vol. 9, no 9 — 2009-03-16
    Preparatory Action MEDIA International: the call for proposals continues

  • Vol. 9, no 8 — 2009-03-09
    European Commission: the Call for Proposals for the “Investing in People – Culture” program is underway

  • Vol. 9, no 8 — 2009-03-09
    International colloquium "Culture and Creativity as Vectors of Development" in Brussels April 2 and 3, 2009

  • Vol. 9, no 8 — 2009-03-09
    The European Union and India sign a joint declaration on multilingualism

  • Vol. 9, no 7 — 2009-03-02
    The Secretary General of La Francophonie raises the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions with the new executive secretary of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries

  • Vol. 9, no 7 — 2009-03-02
    OIF issues a call for projects to create French-language digital content and applications

  • Vol. 9, no 7 — 2009-03-02
    The Fribourg International Film Festival marks the first anniversary of Swiss accession to the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 6 — 2009-02-23
    The OIF’s 2009 Prix des cinq continents: nominations are underway

  • Vol. 9, no 6 — 2009-02-23
    The OIF celebrates 40 years of the Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou

  • Vol. 9, no 5 — 2009-02-16
    Commonwealth Connections International Arts Residencies: Call for applications ends March 1

  • Vol. 9, no 4 — 2009-02-09
    Québec Premier Jean Charest made Commander of France’s Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur

  • Vol. 9, no 4 — 2009-02-09
    “The World Report on Cultural Diversity will lend an international perspective to major social debates underway in Québec” — Michel Audet, Quebec Government Representative within the Permanent Delegation of Canada to UNESCO

  • Vol. 9, no 3 — 2009-02-02
    The French Coalition for Cultural Diversity opposes the use of audiovisual services as currency in trade negotiations

  • Vol. 9, no 3 — 2009-02-02
    The European Commission adopts the MEDIA MUNDUS international cooperation program in the audiovisual sector

  • Vol. 9, no 3 — 2009-02-02
    The Republic of Argentina will host the XVI Forum of Ministers of Culture and Officials in Charge of Cultural Policies of Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Vol. 9, no 2 — 2009-01-26
    Québec to be the guest of honor at Showcase Scotland in Glasgow, Scotland

  • Vol. 9, no 2 — 2009-01-26
    Interview on the diversity of cultural expressions with Canada’s former ambassador to UNESCO, Mr. Gilbert Laurin

  • Vol. 9, no 1 — 2009-01-19
    Secretary general of La Francophonie looks ahead to 2009

  • Vol. 9, no 1 — 2009-01-19
    Québec’s Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women pleased with her mission to New York City

  • Vol. 9, no 1 — 2009-01-19
    Culture ministers from Europe and neighboring regions adopt Baku Declaration