8th session of the IGC
The 8th session of the Intergovernmental Committee was held in Paris from December 9 to 11, 2014.
View highlights of the session and Decisions adopted on this page.
News and upcoming events
20 December 2014
18 December 2014
09 December 2014
18 November 2014
Media and Publications
The 2005 Convention
From the actual text to its historical background, a list of its Parties and Operational Guidelines, click here to learn more about the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
This section contains useful information for the Governing Bodies of the Convention. Click here to get more information about the Intergovernmental Committee and its Ordinary Sessions as well as the Conference of Parties.
Implementing the Convention
Find out how the 2005 Convention is implemented in Africa.
Discover the Convention's capacity building programmes.
Assessing the growth of the creative economy sector at the local level.
Measuring culture's contribution to development.
Promoting gender equality in the creative sector.
See how the Convention objectives are promoted in other international forums.
Strenghtening cultural policies and cultural industries in developping countries.
Fostering partnerships in cultural industries for development.
Granting preferential treatment for developing countries.
Find out which policies and measures have been implemented by Parties.
Advocating for improved socio-economic conditions for artists.
Raising awareness among young people about the Convention.