Promoting the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

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Creating an enabling environment in which all cultural expressions may be affirmed in their rich creative diversity, renewed through exchanges and partnerships, and made accessible to all, is today a central issue on the agenda of South-East Europe.

As a follow-up to the successful ratification process of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, assisting Member States of the region in promoting cultural diversity effectively and monitoring cultural change is now of necessity.

2005 Convention

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Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

The Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions seeks to strengthen the five inseparable links of the same chain:

creation, production, distribution, dissemination, access, and enjoyment of cultural expressions as conveyed by cultural activities goods and services - More

Languages available : UNESDOC - (PDF) English - French - Spanish - Russian - Chinese - Arabic

Drawing up of the Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions

La Biennale di Venezia

Venice Biennale Architecture

Interesting facts

Romania was the first country in Europe to ratify UNESCO’s Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, in July 2006.

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