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. 9, no 36 — 2009-12-21
    UNESCO reports on the third ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee

  • Vol. 9, no 36 — 2009-12-21
    A final report is issued from the third world Culturelink conference in Zagreb

  • Vol. 9, no 36 — 2009-12-21
    The December issue of the Culture Action Europe Newsletter is out

  • Vol. 9, no 36 — 2009-12-21
    The December edition of the CapsulesMonde newsletter is out

  • Vol. 9, no 36 — 2009-12-21
    The December issue of the Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle newsletter is out

  • Vol. 9, no 35 — 2009-12-07
    The International Network of Lawyers for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions publishes a list of references to the Convention and sets up a place for discussion with civil society

  • Vol. 9, no 35 — 2009-12-07
    The latest issue of CAPSULESMONDE is out

  • Vol. 9, no 35 — 2009-12-07
    The Report of the Training Seminar on Cultural Policies and the Development of Cultural Industries in Central Africa is published

  • Vol. 9, no 34 — 2009-11-23
    Cities, Cultures, and Developments, a report marking the fifth anniversary of Agenda 21 for Culture

  • Vol. 9, no 34 — 2009-11-23
    Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle newsletter

  • Vol. 9, no 34 — 2009-11-23
    Video on demand and catch-up TV in Europe

  • Vol. 9, no 33 — 2009-11-09
    UNESCO publishes documents on the third ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee

  • Vol. 9, no 33 — 2009-11-09
    Cultural Diversity by Caroline Sägesser

  • Vol. 9, no 33 — 2009-11-09
    Culture and Sustainable Development: Examples of Institutional Innovation and Proposal of a New Cultural Policy Profile

  • Vol. 9, no 33 — 2009-11-09
    Cultural practices and consumption in the French Community of Belgium

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    Proposals to implement the UNESCO Convention for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in Switzerland

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    The UNESCO World Report “Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue” is published

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    French cultural practices in the digital age: an exclusive investigation

  • Vol. 9, no 32 — 2009-10-26
    Principal Statistics on Culture and Communications in Québec

  • Vol. 9, no 31 — 2009-10-13
    An editorial by Canada’s Coalition for Cultural Diversity restates the need to promote Convention goals in other international arenas

  • Vol. 9, no 31 — 2009-10-13
    Pour le livre. Rapport sur l'économie du livre et son avenir

  • Vol. 9, no 31 — 2009-10-13
    Council of Europe: Recommendation from the Committee of Ministers to Member States on national film policies and the diversity of cultural expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 31 — 2009-10-13
    Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle newsletter

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    Publication of the Spanish and Arabic versions of the essay The Relationship Between the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and Other International Instruments: The Emergence of a New Balance in the Interface Between Commerce and Culture, by Ivan Bernier

  • Vol. 9, no 30 — 2009-09-28
    Les enjeux de la coopération culturelle

  • Vol. 9, no 29 — 2009-09-14
    Intercultural dialogue through the arts and culture? Discussion paper in preparation for the World Summit on Arts and Culture to be held in Johannesburg on September 22 to 25

  • Vol. 9, no 29 — 2009-09-14
    The Potential for Cultural Exchanges between the European Union and Third Countries: The Case of China

  • Vol. 9, no 29 — 2009-09-14
    Publication of the August edition of the newsletter CAPSULESMONDE

  • Vol. 9, no 29 — 2009-09-14
    Research Report on Establishing an African Fund for Arts and Culture

  • Vol. 9, no 28 — 2009-08-31
    Update of French version and publication of English version of the essay The Relationship Between the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and Other International Instruments: The Emergence of a New Balance in the Interface Between Commerce and Culture, by Ivan Bernier

  • Vol. 9, no 28 — 2009-08-31
    Operational guidelines adopted by the Conference of Parties (June 2009)

  • Vol. 9, no 28 — 2009-08-31
    Ready, Set … Go? An IRIS Special on transposing the Audiovisual Media Services Directive into national law

  • Vol. 9, no 28 — 2009-08-31
    Médias et sociétés : édition, presse, cinéma, radio, télévision, Internet, by Francis Balle

  • Vol. 9, no 27 — 2009-08-24
    The Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle newsletter examines the legal and political implications of the UNESCO Convention

  • Vol. 9, no 27 — 2009-08-24
    Diccionario de Directores del Cine Mexicano is reissued

  • Vol. 9, no 27 — 2009-08-24
    The July issue of the C-News newsletter is out

  • Vol. 9, no 26 — 2009-07-13
    The relationship between the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and other international instruments: the emergence of a new balance in the interface between business and culture, by Ivan Bernier

  • Vol. 9, no 26 — 2009-07-13
    Coalition Currents, July 2009 edition

  • Vol. 9, no 26 — 2009-07-13
    LEPPM (Laboratoire d’étude sur les politiques publiques et la mondialisation) publishes its 16th quarterly newsletter

  • Vol. 9, no 26 — 2009-07-13
    The July edition of the Culture Action Europe newsletter now available online

  • Vol. 9, no 25 — 2009-07-06
    The public service remit and the new media

  • Vol. 9, no 25 — 2009-07-06
    The latest edition of the CapsulesMonde newsletter has been published

  • Vol. 9, no 25 — 2009-07-06
    La politique culturelle en France, by Xavier Greffe and Sylvie Pflieger

  • Vol. 9, no 24 — 2009-06-29
    UNESCO releases the detailed draft summary record for the second extraordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee

  • Vol. 9, no 24 — 2009-06-29
    Histoire de la télévision en Afrique noire francophone, des origines à nos jours

  • Vol. 9, no 24 — 2009-06-29
    “Is There a European Culture?” par D.W. Ellwood dans le Journal of Modern Italian Studies

  • Vol. 9, no 24 — 2009-06-29
    Australia: Commonwealth Arts Policy and Administration

  • Vol. 9, no 23 — 2009-06-22
    Documents from the 2nd session of the Conference of Parties

  • Vol. 9, no 23 — 2009-06-22
    The UNESCO Courier makes room for cultural diversity

  • Vol. 9, no 23 — 2009-06-22
    Publication of the June edition of the Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa newsletter

  • Vol. 9, no 22 — 2009-06-15
    The June edition of the Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle newsletter has been published

  • Vol. 9, no 21 — 2009-06-08
    May edition of the C-News e-newsletter

  • Vol. 9, no 20 — 2009-06-01
    Recent publication: Rediscovering music in cities of the South

  • Vol. 9, no 20 — 2009-06-01
    Creative Industries Switzerland: Facts.Models.Culture

  • Vol. 9, no 19 — 2009-05-25
    The May 2009 edition of the “Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle” newsletter has been published

  • Vol. 9, no 19 — 2009-05-25
    Compendium has updated the online version of its monitoring system on cultural policies and trends in Europe

  • Vol. 9, no 18 — 2009-05-19
    UNESCO publishes documents on the Second Ordinary Session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 17 — 2009-05-11
    Coalition Currents, May 2009 issue

  • Vol. 9, no 17 — 2009-05-11
    Migration Without Borders, Essays on the Free Movement of People

  • Vol. 9, no 16 — 2009-05-04
    “Culture and Creative Industries in Germany” report

  • Vol. 9, no 16 — 2009-05-04
    Online version of the spring edition of the Culture in Motion newsletter

  • Vol. 9, no 16 — 2009-05-04
    Arabic version of the study “Cultural Expressions under Threat in the UNESCO Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions” by Ivan Bernier

  • Vol. 9, no 15 — 2009-04-27
    Cultural Expressions Under Threat in the UNESCO Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, by Ivan Bernier

  • Vol. 9, no 14 — 2009-04-20
    Publication of the feasibility study on European information systems supporting the mobility of artists and cultural workers

  • Vol. 9, no 12 — 2009-04-06
    WTO issues panel report on U.S.-China dispute over intellectual property rights

  • Vol. 9, no 12 — 2009-04-06
    List of decisions made at the 2nd Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee Committee on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 12 — 2009-04-06
    Trends in European television: U.S. fiction overwhelmingly dominant but on the decline, according to the European Audiovisual Observatory

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

  • Vol. 9, no 11 — 2009-03-30
    The International Telecommunication Union publishes a new ICT development index allowing comparisons between 154 countries

  • Vol. 9, no 10 — 2009-03-23
    The March edition of Coalition Currents newsletter includes article entitled “Cultural Exemption Clause Remains Essential as Canada Continues to Pursue Bilateral Trade Pacts”

  • Vol. 9, no 10 — 2009-03-23
    Publication of a complete report entitled “Le français, enjeu du XXIe siècle”

  • Vol. 9, no 9 — 2009-03-16
    Informative brochure retracing the history of the campaign for cultural diversity and presenting the UNESCO Convention

  • Vol. 9, no 9 — 2009-03-16
    La documentation française publishes “Les politiques culturelles”

  • Vol. 9, no 8 — 2009-03-09
    Publication of a study entitled “Creativity Comes at a Price”

  • Vol. 9, no 8 — 2009-03-09
    Culturelink devotes a special edition of its newsletter to digital culture

  • Vol. 9, no 7 — 2009-03-02
    The French Coalition for Cultural Diversity publishes on cultural policies in France

  • Vol. 9, no 7 — 2009-03-02
    An open letter to President Barack Obama on the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 6 — 2009-02-23
    UNESCO releases working papers in anticipation of the Second Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 6 — 2009-02-23
    New edition of UNESCO’s Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger

  • Vol. 9, no 6 — 2009-02-23
    Publication of a study on creativity in the video game industry

  • Vol. 9, no 5 — 2009-02-16
    UNESCO publishes papers on Article 16 of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 5 — 2009-02-16
    Economia della Cultura journal devotes its latest issue to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expression

  • Vol. 9, no 5 — 2009-02-16
    “A System of Indicators for Culture and Communications in Québec. Part One: Conception and Concerted Development of the Indicators” paper published

  • Vol. 9, no 4 — 2009-02-09
    Comments on the impact of CARIFORUM-EU EPA on the Caribbean creative sector

  • Vol. 9, no 4 — 2009-02-09
    Publication of the proceedings of the symposium La langue française dans sa diversité

  • Vol. 9, no 3 — 2009-02-02
    Publication of the Commonwealth Foundation’s 2008 Annual Report

  • Vol. 9, no 3 — 2009-02-02
    France’s Ministry of Culture and Communication releases study entitled “Statistiques d’entreprises des industries culturelles―Programme production, diffusion et marchés”

  • Vol. 9, no 2 — 2009-01-26
    Publication of the Accords bilatéraux et diversité culturelle newsletter (Vol. 3, No. 9)

  • Vol. 9, no 2 — 2009-01-26
    ERICarts Institute publishes a study entitled “Mobility Incentives for Cultural Professionals in Europe”

  • Vol. 9, no 2 — 2009-01-26
    European Audiovisual Observatory announces publication of the third volume of its Yearbook 2008, entitled “Film and Home Video”

  • Vol. 9, no 2 — 2009-01-26
    Publication of the English version of the UNESCO document on language in cyberspace

  • Vol. 9, no 1 — 2009-01-19
    Decisions and other documents from the second ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

  • Vol. 9, no 1 — 2009-01-19
    Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe Newsletter, No. 11, December 2008