Newsletter N°84 December 2010
Assistant Director General for Culture Francesco Bandarin's call to action : towards a new phase of the Convention
Diversity of Cultural Expressions: 4th Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee
Five years after its adoption, the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions is reaching a decisive turning point with its foundations clearly in place and new steps towards implementation. This 4th session of the Committee marks a significant step in the Convention’s operational phase; the agenda will cover topics from the International Fund for Cultural Diversity to activities around the world to promote ratification and to engage civil society in the communication of the Convention’s key principles and messages.