Building peace in the minds of men and women

Blockchain: practices and perspectives

Laurence Mayer-Robitaille

UNESCO Programme Specialist

Laurence Mayer-Robitaille has been working on the implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions since March 2007. She supports the governing bodies of the Convention in its implementation and is an expert on issues related to digital and international trade/cultural agreements, including preferential treatment. Previously, she was an expert in UNESCO's Division of Cultural Policies and Intercultural Dialogue, where she participated in the negotiations of the Convention. She holds a PhD in Legal Sciences from the University of Social Sciences of Toulouse and a PhD in Law from Laval University (Quebec). In 2008, she published a reference book: "Le statut juridique des biens et services culturels dans les accords commerciaux internationaux" published by L'Harmattan, Paris.