Cultural diversity

Publications and Studies

In this section you will find publications and studies on various aspects of the diversity of cultural expressions. These documents will help you better grasp cultural diversity issues and understand their many subtleties and details. The suggested texts and references are not limited to those by Québec government authorities and may come from other sources. Among other things, this section includes such items as the essays commissioned by Secrétariat à la diversité culturelle, notably those written by Ivan Bernier, associate professor of law at Université Laval in Québec City. Professor Bernier is an internationally renowned specialist in international business law and its impact on culture policies.

  • Vol. 5, no 36 — 2005-12-05
    "Culture, integration and African renaissance"

  • Vol. 5, no 36 — 2005-12-05
    EU Competition Policy and the audiovisual sector: The double nature of audiovisual goods and services and its impact on supranational regulation

  • Vol. 5, no 35 — 2005-11-25
    Towards knowledge societies—UNESCO World Report

  • Vol. 5, no 35 — 2005-11-25
    Word Matters: Multicultural perspectives on information societies

  • Vol. 5, no 30 — 2005-10-17
    WTO - UNESCO, Which complementarity for which cultural diversity ?

  • Vol. 5, no 28 — 2005-09-26
    Trade Treaties and Cultural Diversity

  • Vol. 5, no 27 — 2005-09-19
    ‘Partnerships on the Move’ - International conference on the development of cultural industries

  • Vol. 5, no 27 — 2005-09-19
    Creative Industries

  • Vol. 5, no 27 — 2005-09-19
    Keys to Successful Cultural Enterprise Development in Developing Countries

  • Vol. 5, no 26 — 2005-09-12
    Relationship of the future UNESCO convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions to intellectual property rights

  • Vol. 5, no 26 — 2005-09-12
    International Draft Convention on Cultural Diversity as a response to the world cultural market

  • Vol. 5, no 26 — 2005-09-12
    Canal+ et les majors américaines: Une vision désenchantée du cinéma-monde

  • Vol. 5, no 25 — 2005-09-06
    Report by the director-general to the Executive Board on the progress achieved during the third session of the intergovernmental meeting of experts on the preliminary draft convention on the protection of the diversity of cultural contents and artistic ex

  • Vol. 5, no 25 — 2005-09-06
    Preliminary report by the director-general to the General Conference setting out the situation to be regulated and the possible scope of the regulating action proposed, accompanied by the preliminary draft of a convention on the protection of the diversit

  • Vol. 5, no 25 — 2005-09-06
    Preparing the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS): Reports of UNESCO’s four thematic meetings

  • Vol. 5, no 24 — 2005-07-25
    Media, Cultural diversity and Globalization at the Asia Media Summit (AMS): “Broadcasting is crucial to development”

  • Vol. 5, no 23 — 2005-07-18
    Trade in Cultural Goods and Services; Assessing the compatibility between trade rules and UNESCO's cultural diversity convention

  • Vol. 5, no 22 — 2005-07-11
    “Culture: A single solution—the cultural exception”

  • Vol. 5, no 20 — 2005-06-27
    Protection of Cultural Diversity in the Context of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) – Discussion paper

  • Vol. 5, no 17 — 2005-06-06
    La diversité culturelle : dialogue entre les cinéastes du Sud – Colloque à Cannes 2005 - Compte rendu

  • Vol. 5, no 17 — 2005-06-06
    European films and the Information Society: Informal Meeting of Ministers for Audiovisual, Europe Day

  • Vol. 5, no 16 — 2005-05-30
    The first International Fair for Cultural Industries – General report

  • Vol. 5, no 16 — 2005-05-30
    "Renewed Focus on Identifying, Dismantling Telecommunications Trade Barriers around the World": USTR Issues 2005 “1377” - Review of Telecommunications Trade Agreements

  • Vol. 5, no 14 — 2005-05-16
    Economic integration treaties and their relationship with international trade of cultural goods and services - The Latin American perspective

  • Vol. 5, no 13 — 2005-05-09
    Les Rencontres pour l'Europe de la culture réaffirment la place essentielle de la culture dans la construction européenne et la préservation de la diversité culturelle

  • Vol. 5, no 13 — 2005-05-09
    The Future of the WTO: Addressing institutional challenges in the new millennium

  • Vol. 5, no 9 — 2005-04-11
    Free Culture - How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity

  • Vol. 5, no 7 — 2005-03-28
    Éléments pour une économie des industries culturelles

  • Vol. 5, no 7 — 2005-03-28
    International Commons at the Digital Age/La création en partage

  • Vol. 5, no 5 — 2005-02-21
    « Menaces sur la diversité culturelle : une lutte d'exception »

  • Vol. 5, no 4 — 2005-02-07
    The 5th World Social Forum supports the UNESCO's draft Convention on the Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Contents and Artistic Expressions and adopt the Communication Rights Approach

  • Vol. 5, no 4 — 2005-02-07
    Mondialisation et diversité culturelle: Une Convention de l'UNESCO pour la sauvegarde de la diversité des expressions culturelles – Colloque Québec/Monde Arabe

  • Vol. 5, no 3 — 2005-01-31
    Artists, Musicians and the Internet

  • Vol. 5, no 3 — 2005-01-31
    Pourquoi faut-il sauvegarder l'exception culturelle ?