Details of Treaty No.018

European Cultural Convention
Title European Cultural Convention
Reference CETS No.018
Opening of the treaty Paris, 19/12/1954  - Treaty open for signature by the member States and for accession by European States which are not member States
Entry into Force 05/05/1955  - 3 Ratifications.

The purpose of this Convention is to develop mutual understanding among the peoples of Europe and reciprocal appreciation of their cultural diversity, to safeguard European culture, to promote national contributions to Europe's common cultural heritage respecting the same fundamental values and to encourage in particular the study of the languages, history and civilisation of the Parties to the Convention. The Convention contributes to concerted action by encouraging cultural activities of European interest.

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