Culture, Heritage and Diversity


All texts relating to culture - in chronological order

Declarations

Baku Declaration for the Promotion of Intercultural Dialogue
adopted by the Ministers responsible for Cultural Affairs of the States parties to the European Cultural Convention, meeting in Baku, on 2 and 3 December 2008

Faro Declaration on the Council of Europe's Strategy for Developing Intercultural Dialogue
adopted by the Ministers responsible for Cultural Affairs of the States parties to the European Cultural Convention, meeting in Faro on 27 and 28 October 2005

Wrocław Declaration on Fifty Years of European Cultural Cooperation
adopted by the Ministers responsible for Culture, Education, Youth and Sport from the States parties to the European Cultural Convention on 10 December 2004

Declaration on Intercultural Dialogue and Conflict Prevention
adopted by the Conference of the European Ministers of Culture on 22 October 2003

Declaration on Cultural Diversity
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 7 December 2000

Declaration on a European Policy for New Information Technologies
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 7 May 1999

Florence Declaration "Culture and regions: cultural action in the regional context”
adopted by the Council for Cultural Co-operation and the Standing Conference of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe on 16 May 1987

European Declaration on Cultural Objectives
adopted by the 4th Conference of European Ministers Responsible for Cultural Affairs on 24 May 1984

Bremen Declaration "Town and culture: new responses to cultural problems"
adopted by the Council for Cultural Co-operation and the Standing Conference of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe on 27 May 1983

Declaration regarding intolerance – A threat to democracy
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 14 May 1981

Arc-et-Senans Declaration
adopted by the Colloquium on the Future of Cultural Development on 11 April 1972

Recommendations

Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)7 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on national film policies and the diversity of cultural expressions

Recommendation 1805 (2007) on blasphemy, religious insults and hate speech against persons on grounds of their religion
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 29 June 2007

Recommendation 1804 (2007) on state, religion, secularity and human rights
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 29 June 2007

Recommendation 1758 (2006) on the follow-up to the Third Summit concerning priority for cultural co-operation
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 June 2006

Recommendation 1751 (2006) on cultural diversity of the North Caucasus
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 29 May 2006

Recommendation 184 (2006) on regional typical products and globalization
adopted by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities on 16 March 2006

Recommendation No. R (2006) 3 on the UNESCO Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 1 February 2006

Recommendation 177 (2005) on cultural identity in peripheral urban areas: the role of local and regional authorities
adopted by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities on 9 November 2005

Recommendation 1688 (2004) on diaspora cultures
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 23 November 2004

Recommendation 1674 (2004) on challenges facing the European audiovisual sector
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 7 September 2004

Recommendation 1621 (2003) on the promotion of art history in Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 8 September 2003

Recommendation 1599 (2003) on the cultural situation in the South Caucasus
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 1st April 2003

Recommendation 1590 (2003) on cultural co-operation between Europe and the south Mediterranean countries
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 January 2003

Recommendation 1566 (2002) on European cultural co-operation and the future role of the Assembly
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 24 June 2002

Recommendation 1556 (2002) on religion and change in central and eastern Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 24 April 2002

Recommendation 1521 (2001) on the Csango minority culture in Romania
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 23 May 2001

Recommendation No. R (2000) 13 on a European Policy on Access to Archives
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 13 July 2000

Recommendation 1299 (1996) on European cultural co-operation: activities of the European Union and relations with the Council of Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 June 1996

Recommendation 1291 (1996) on Yiddish culture
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 20 March 1996

Recommendation 1265 (1995) on enlargement and European cultural co-operation
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 25 April 1995

Recommendation 1239 (1994) on the cultural situation in the former Yugoslavia
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 14 April 1994

Recommendation 1234 (1994) on a European prize for young writers and artists
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 February 1994

Recommendation 1216 (1993) on European cultural co-operation
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 1st July 1993

Recommendation 1173 (1992) on the preservation of libraries and scientific archives in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 3 February 1992

Recommendation 1138 (1990) on the European Support Fund for the co-production and distribution of creative cinematographic and audiovisual works “EURIMAGES
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 22 November 1990

Recommendation N R (90) 10 on cinema for children and adolescents
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 19 April 1990

Recommendation 1104 (1989) on dance
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 15 March 1989

Recommendation 1073 (1988) on follow-up to European Music Year
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 23 March 1988

Recommendation 1072 (1988) on the international protection of cultural property and the circulation of works of art
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 23 March 1988

Recommendation 1067 (1987) on the cultural dimension of broadcasting in Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 8 October 1987

Recommendation 1059 (1987) on the economics of culture
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 1st July 1987

Recommendation N R (87) 11 on co-operation among research libraries in Europe
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 26 May 1987

Recommendation N R (87) 7 on film distribution in Europe
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 20 March 1987

Recommendation N R (86) 9 on copyright and cultural policy
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 22 May 1986

Recommendation N R (86) 3 on the promotion of audiovisual production in Europe
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 14 February 1986

Recommendation 1018 (1985) on private sponsorship of the arts
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 September 1985

Recommendation 1011 (1985) on the situation of professional dance in Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 4 July 1985

Recommendation N R (85) 8 on the conservation of the European film heritage
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 14 May 1985

Recommendation N R (85) 6 on aid for artistic creation
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 14 May 1985

Recommendation 1001 (1985) on European Music Year
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 January 1985

Recommendation 964 (1983) on a European award for non-violence
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 January 1983

Recommendation 963 (1983) on cultural and educational means of reducing violence
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 January 1983

Recommendation 929 (1981) on music education for all
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 8 October 1981

Recommendation 917 (1981)  on the designation of 1985 as European Music Year
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 26 March 1981

Recommendation 862 (1979) on cinema and the state
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 11 May 1979

Recommendation 815 (1977) on freedom of expression and the role of the writer in Europe
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 6 October 1977

Recommendation 719 (1977) on the exercise of freedom of artistic expression
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 6 October 1977

Recommendation 781 (1976) on Council of Europe action for the future of the performing arts
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 4 May 1976

Recommendation 718 (1973) on the exercise of freedom of artistic expression in the work of the CSCE
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 September 1973

Resolutions

Resolution (2007) 12 on the cultural routes of the Council of Europe
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 10 October 2007

Resolution 1519 (2006) on the cultural situation of the Kurds
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 4 October 2006

Resolution 1510 (2006) on freedom of expression and respect for religious beliefs
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 June 2006

Resolution 208 (2006) on regional typical products and globalisation
adopted by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities on 16 March 2006

Resolution 1313 (2003) on cultural co-operation between Europe and the south Mediterranean countries
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 January 2003

Resolution 1171 (98) on the endangered Uralic minority cultures
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 29 September 1998

Resolution (98) 4 on the cultural routes of the Council of Europe
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 17 March 1998

Resolution 236 (92) on a new municipal policy for multicultural integration in Europe and the Frankfurt Declaration
adopted by the Standing Conference of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe on 19 March 1992

Resolution (92) 3 modifying Resolution (88) 15 – setting up a European support fund for the co-production and distribution of creative cinematographic and audiovisual works ( Eurimages )
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 10 February 1992

Resolution (89) 6 modifying Resolution (88) 15 – setting up a European support fund for the co-production and distribution of creative cinematographic and audiovisual works ( Eurimages )
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 15 June 1989

Resolution (88) 15 setting up a European support fund for the co-production and distribution of creative cinematographic and audiovisual works ( Eurimages )
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 26 October 1988

Resolution (86) 3 on European cultural co-operation
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 23 April 1986

Resolution 848 (1985) on privacy of sound and individual freedom of musical choice
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 September 1985

Resolution (85) 6 on European cultural identity
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 25 April 1985

Resolution 834 (1985) on European Music Year
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 January 1985

Resolution 800 (1983) on the principles of democracy
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 1st July 1983

Resolution 624 (1976) on the democratic renewal of the performing arts
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 4 May 1976

Resolution 553 (1973) on violation of freedom of expression
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 28 September 1973

Resolution 531 (1972) on freedom of expression and the role of the artist in society
adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly on 20 October 1972

Resolution (70) 19 on educational and cultural uses of radio and television in Europe and the relations in this respect between public authorities and broadcasting organisations
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 5 June 1970

Resolution (61) 39 on cultural and scientific co-operation – Setting up of the Council for Cultural Co-operation
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 16 December 1961

Resolution (58) 13 on the Cultural Fund of the Council of Europe
adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 16 June 1958

Guidelines

Council of Europe Guidelines on Cultural Work within the Information Society
approved by the Culture Committee in September 2000

Council of Europe Guidelines on Legislation and Policy Measures for Book Development and Electronic Publishing
approved by the Culture Committee in September 2000

Public access and Freedom of Expression in Cultural Institutions: Council of Europe Guidelines for a European Cultural Policy
approved by the Culture Committee in March 2000

Council of Europe/EBLIDA Guidelines on Library Legislation and Policy in Europe
adopted by the Culture Committee in October 1999

Glossary of terms occurring in the Guidelines on Library Legislation and Policy in Europe