Balanced flow of cultural goods and services and mobility of artists and cultural professionals

The 2005 Convention aims to support:

  • National policies and measures promote creation, production, distribution and access with regard to diverse cultural goods and services and contribute to informed, transparent and participatory systems of governance for culture.
  • Preferential treatment measures facilitate a balanced flow of cultural goods and services and promote the mobility of artists and cultural professionals around the world.
  • Sustainable development policies and international assistance programmes integrate culture as a strategic dimension.
  • International and national legislation related to human rights and fundamental freedoms promote both artistic freedom and the social and economic rights of artists.
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