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Cultural diversity

Definition
Many ways in which the different cultures of groups and societies find expression. These cultural expressions are passed on within and among groups and societies, and from generation to generation. Cultural diversity, however, is evident not only in the varied ways in which cultural heritage is expressed, augmented and transmitted but also in the different modes of artistic creation, production, dissemination, distribution and enjoyment, whatever the means and technologies that are used.
Source Definition
UNESCO, Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, 2005.

Diversité culturelle

Définition
Multiplicité des formes d’expression des cultures des groupes et des sociétés. Ces expressions culturelles se transmettent au sein des groupes et des sociétés et entre eux, ainsi que de génération en génération. La diversité culturelle se manifeste non seulement dans les nombreuses formes à travers lesquelles le patrimoine culturel de l’humanité est exprimé, enrichi et transmis, mais aussi à travers divers modes de création, de production, de diffusion, de distribution et de jouissance artistiques, quels que soient les technologies et les moyens utilisés.
Source de la définition
UNESCO, Convention sur la protection et la promotion de la diversité des expressions culturelles, 2005.

Diversidad cultural

Definición
Distintos grupos y sociedades se expresan. Estas expresiones culturales se transmiten dentro y entre los distintos grupos y sociedades y de generación en generación. Sin embargo, la diversidad cultural no se hace evidente solamente a través de las diversas maneras que el patrimonio cultural se expresa, enriquece y transmite, sino también en las distintas modalidades de creación, producción y difusión artística, y su distribución y disfrute, sin importar los medios y tecnologías utilizadas.
Fuente(s) de la definición
UNESCO, Convención sobre la protección y promoción de la diversidad de las expresiones culturales, 2005.