Global Cultural Diversity Movement and the UNESCO Convention
Describes the pushback to trade agreement impacts on culture internationally, and describes the creation of the UNESCO Convention (1970) and assesses the impact it has had on Canadian and global culture industries.
GARRY NEIL has worked for forty years in arts and cultural policy in Canada and internationally. He has consulted for governments, cultural industry firms, and non-governmental organizations. He has extensive experience in policies for television, film, publishing, performing arts, visual arts, music, and digital media. He is a global expert on how trade agreements affect cultural policy making and a member of UNESCO's Panel of Experts. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.