Themes: Our Creativy Diversity
A new global ethics
A commitment to pluralism
Challenges of a media-rich world
recasting cultural policies
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Commentaries on the Report

Various Dutch and other publicists have commented on the World Commission for Culture and Development report. This site provides both the complete text and a summary of these comments.

Eleven new (English) comments were added in March 1998. These are introductory texts for the Power of Culture conference in Stockholm.

The texts have been divided according to the discussion themes of the site: global ethic, pluralism, media, cultural policy and the umbrella theme of Our Creative Diversity. To view the various comments click in the right margin. Send your reactions to the texts and take part in the debate. To join in, click on 'discussion' at the top, or on one of the theme icons in the left margin.

During the 1996 conference in Amsterdam, also titled The Power of Culture, panel discussions were held on various themes. To view the report, with photos and audio recordings, click on 'Amsterdam'.

pijltje_beneden.gif (179 bytes) 'Our creative diversity'
General introduction
pijltje.gif (895 bytes) A new globlal ethics
pijltje.gif (895 bytes) A commitment to pluralism
pijltje.gif (895 bytes) Challenges of a media-rich world
pijltje.gif (895 bytes) Recasting cultural policies
our creative diversity