The Implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in the EU’s External Policies

14-05-2010

This paper analyses the implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, which came into force in 2007, in the external relations of the EU. Particular attention is paid to the areas of international trade, development and human rights, as well as to the implications of the Convention in terms of governance. A set of conclusions and recommendations closes the document.

This paper analyses the implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, which came into force in 2007, in the external relations of the EU. Particular attention is paid to the areas of international trade, development and human rights, as well as to the implications of the Convention in terms of governance. A set of conclusions and recommendations closes the document.

Autor extern

Jordi Baltà Portolés - Interarts Foundation, Barcelona, Spain