Cultural diversity

Cultural policies and measures - Best practices

This section is an outgrowth of adoption of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions by UNESCO on October 20, 2005. It is designed to help with implementation of the Convention through the exchange of information. It should be remembered that the Convention reaffirms the sovereign right of states to formulate and implement cultural policies and adopt measures to protect and promote the diversity of cultural expressions. The Cultural Policies and Measures - Best Practices section is intended to inform you on innovative culture policies and measures implemented locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally, notably in terms of production, dissemination, distribution, and access to cultural activities, goods, and services.

  • Vol. 9, no 36 — 2009-12-21
    Support for artist mobility: the European Commission selects nine projects

  • Vol. 9, no 35 — 2009-12-07
    Artist residencies in Kyoto: Cultures France welcomes applications until January 5, 2010

  • Vol. 9, no 35 — 2009-12-07
    European Diploma in Cultural Project Management: applications received until January 15, 2010

  • Vol. 9, no 34 — 2009-11-23
    New Italian cinema in Togo

  • Vol. 9, no 34 — 2009-11-23
    Experts meet at International Reading Seminar in Mexico City

  • Vol. 9, no 34 — 2009-11-23
    A new look at literary encounters between France and China

  • Vol. 9, no 33 — 2009-11-09
    17th edition of Rencontres théâtrales internationales in Cameroon

  • Vol. 9, no 33 — 2009-11-09
    U.K. writer Jennifer Moore wins 2009 Commonwealth Short Story Competition

  • Vol. 9, no 33 — 2009-11-09
    Senegalese cultural entrepreneurs are introduced to music business management and new technologies

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    Highlights from the 2009 Culture in Motion Conference & European Culture Forum

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    Life-changing stories: Best cultural practices

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    Québec promotes foreign shows

  • Vol. 9, no 31 — 2009-10-13
    Togolese writer Kossi Efoui awarded the OIF’s Prix des cinq continents

  • Vol. 9, no 31 — 2009-10-13
    Access to musical diversity – 3rd World Forum on Music

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    Symposium: “Pratiques et enjeux de la mobilité artistique: du local à l'international”

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    “Culture, politique et politiques culturelles”: a meeting marking the 50th anniversary of the French Ministry of Culture and Communications

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    Les Journées de la Culture, a cultural access initiative unique in the Americas

  • Vol. 9, no 29 — 2009-09-14
    Evaluating Cultural Policies—A symposium addressing the new cultural policy issues of the 21st century

  • Vol. 9, no 29 — 2009-09-14
    Start of the second edition of the Artists Residency in Mexico Program for artists from Latin America and Haiti

  • Vol. 9, no 29 — 2009-09-14
    UNESCO supports the First East African Independent Producers Forum

  • Vol. 9, no 28 — 2009-08-31
    Québec artists in the spotlight at Mexico’s next Festival Internacional Cervantino de Guanajuato

  • Vol. 9, no 28 — 2009-08-31
    Africa e Mediterraneo Award for Best Unpublished Comic Strip by African Author 2009–2010

  • Vol. 9, no 27 — 2009-08-24
    Fourteen films receive backing from Fonds francophone de production audiovisuelle du Sud

  • Vol. 9, no 27 — 2009-08-24
    OCPA publishes the French version of Guidelines for the Design and Evaluation of National Cultural Policies in Africa

  • Vol. 9, no 26 — 2009-07-13
    The Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces publishes a Guide to Evaluating Local Cultural Policies

  • Vol. 9, no 25 — 2009-07-06
    UNESCO and IIEP bring together experts to finalize the new cultural policy profile

  • Vol. 9, no 25 — 2009-07-06
    Québec/Wallonie-Bruxelles collaboration honors creators

  • Vol. 9, no 24 — 2009-06-29
    Photographer Malick Sidibé of Mali captures the Photo España 2009 prize

  • Vol. 9, no 23 — 2009-06-22
    The European Commission and the Government of Mexico launch policy dialogue on education and culture

  • Vol. 9, no 22 — 2009-06-15
    The 3rd World Forum on Music will be held in Tunis in October under the title “Access to Musical Diversity”

  • Vol. 9, no 22 — 2009-06-15
    South Africa will host the World Summit on Arts & Culture in September 2009

  • Vol. 9, no 21 — 2009-06-08
    Finland will host the Fourth Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research

  • Vol. 9, no 21 — 2009-06-08
    Asia/Pacific Forum-Workshop “Fostering International Cooperation in Culture and Sustainable Development”

  • Vol. 9, no 21 — 2009-06-08
    Cinemas for Africa: Launch of a fundraising campaign to reopen movie theaters in Africa

  • Vol. 9, no 20 — 2009-06-01
    Winners of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize honored in New Zealand

  • Vol. 9, no 20 — 2009-06-01
    Johannesburg: creation of the Indian Ocean Music Network

  • Vol. 9, no 19 — 2009-05-25
    A French-language fund for cinema development is set up

  • Vol. 9, no 19 — 2009-05-25
    Bénédicte Chaine-Sidibé and Marcel Kalunga receive the OIF Kadima Award for promoting African and Creole partner languages

  • Vol. 9, no 19 — 2009-05-25
    Social scientist Atilio Alberto Borón of Argentina wins the UNESCO International José Martí Prize

  • Vol. 9, no 18 — 2009-05-19
    Livres en mouvement - mettre en place une bibliothèque mobile

  • Vol. 9, no 18 — 2009-05-19
    The European Capitals of Culture for 2012 and 2013 are announced

  • Vol. 9, no 17 — 2009-05-11
    Museums in some 40 countries will come to life on May 16 as part of European Museum Night

  • Vol. 9, no 16 — 2009-05-04
    Lisbon: Spotlight on next-generation networks and Internet-related public policies

  • Vol. 9, no 16 — 2009-05-04
    Entries in the Commonwealth Short Story Competition accepted until May 11

  • Vol. 9, no 15 — 2009-04-27
    A 12-stop tour of France and Europe to invigorate the dialogue on cultural policies

  • Vol. 9, no 14 — 2009-04-20
    A children’s television program in Arab states will provide access to a wide variety of cultural expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 13 — 2009-04-14
    Québec makes culture a cornerstone of sustainable development

  • Vol. 9, no 12 — 2009-04-06
    EVE, a new tool that facilitates the dissemination and sharing of best practices

  • Vol. 9, no 11 — 2009-03-30
    Cultural diversity applied to the world of publishing: the Fair book

  • Vol. 9, no 10 — 2009-03-23
    The French language and the values of solidarity and cultural dialogue are celebrated as part of International Day of La Francophonie

  • Vol. 9, no 9 — 2009-03-16
    In March, the Commonwealth Foundation promotes books and literature from the Caribbean

  • Vol. 9, no 9 — 2009-03-16
    Prague prepares to host the Forum for Creative Europe

  • Vol. 9, no 9 — 2009-03-16
    The 2nd European Conference on Plurilingualism to be held in Berlin in June 2009

  • Vol. 9, no 8 — 2009-03-09
    Québec and Wallonia-Brusssels help promote French-language literature

  • Vol. 9, no 8 — 2009-03-09
    Oslo home to the 2009 edition of Festival de la Francophonie until April 4

  • Vol. 9, no 7 — 2009-03-02
    Rencontres québécoises de l’industrie de la musique: the universal jukebox becomes reality

  • Vol. 9, no 6 — 2009-02-23
    Sudplanete.net: an innovative communication and information tool made available to cultural operators in Southern countries

  • Vol. 9, no 5 — 2009-02-16
    The European Commission is organizing a major conference on creativity and innovation on March 2 and 3, 2009, in Brussels

  • Vol. 9, no 5 — 2009-02-16
    The director of the Québec Government Office in Barcelona discusses the Québec government’s commitment to the diversity of cultural expressions and issues related more specifically to the publishing sector

  • Vol. 9, no 4 — 2009-02-09
    February 21 is International Mother Language Day

  • Vol. 9, no 4 — 2009-02-09
    Culture in motion: a snapshot of the projects funded by EU’s Culture Program

  • Vol. 9, no 3 — 2009-02-02
    From March 16 to 23, 2009, French Language Week will celebrate the richness and diversity of the language of Molière

  • Vol. 9, no 3 — 2009-02-02
    2009 will be the European Year of Creativity and Innovation

  • Vol. 9, no 1 — 2009-01-19
    Second edition of the Ibn Khaldoun and Léopold Sédar Senghor Translation Award in the Humanities (French to Arabic and Arabic to French)