Canada has acceded to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
Adoption: The Convention was adopted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization General Conference on 20 October, 2005.
Entry into force: March 18, 2007.
Number of signatories and ratifications/accessions: There are 138 state parties to the Convention. The European Union also acceded to the Convention.