The Work of Other Institutions on a New Legal Instrument on Cultural Diversity

Several intergovernmental and non-governmental institutions have discussed the advisability of a new legal instrument on cultural diversity. The extremely diverse work of these institutions enriched deliberation undertaken at UNESCO on the elaboration of a convention on the Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Contents and Artistic Expressions. Some of these major institutions are listed below in alphabetical order:

 

Coalition for Cultural Diversity

  • First International Meeting of Cultural Professional Organizations, Montreal, 10-13 September 2001
  • Second International Meeting of Cultural Professional Organizations, Paris, 2-4 February 2003
  • Third International Meeting of Cultural Professional Organizations, Seoul, 5-7 June ‏2004‏
  • Fourth International Meeting of Cultural Professional Organizations, Madrid, 9-11 May 2005

Council of Europe

Cultural Industries Sectoral Advisory Group on International Trade

European Union

Freiburg Group

  • Draft Declaration on Cultural Rights, 1998

International Organisation of Francophonie

International Network for Cultural Diversity (INCD)

International Network of Cultural Policies (INCP)

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