Search

 

Cablegate: Demarche Delivered Regarding Unesco Convention On

VZCZCXYZ0000
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHWL #0914 3250327
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 210327Z NOV 06
FM AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON
TO RUEHFR/AMEMBASSY PARIS PRIORITY 0283
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3509
INFO RUEHBY/AMEMBASSY CANBERRA PRIORITY 4614
RUEHOT/AMEMBASSY OTTAWA PRIORITY 0273
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0081
RUEHGV/USMISSION GENEVA PRIORITY 0476

UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000914

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

PARIS PLEASE PASS TO U.S. MISSION UNESCO, EAP/ANP,
EB/TPP/MTA FOR CAROL HENNINGER, IO/UNESCO FOR KELLY
SIEKMAN, L/UNA FOR DAVID SULLIVAN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD SCUL NZ UNESCO
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE DELIVERED REGARDING UNESCO CONVENTION ON
CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS

REF: SECSTATE 188253

(U) Econoff delivered reftel demarche regarding the UNESCO
Conventions on Cultural Expressions to Peter Noble, Deputy
Director for United Nations and Commonwealth Issues at the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and to Bronwyn
Turley, Policy Advisor for IP Issues at the Ministry of
Economic Development (MED). Post stressed the concern that
the Convention contains ambiguous language regarding its
relationship to other international agreements, including WTO
agreements. Although there was no immediate response, GNZ has
in the past expressed similar concerns regarding Article 20
of the Covention as it affects trade and other treaty rights
and obligation. Post will inform State of any further
reaction by MFAT and MED.
McCormick

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

ALRANZ: Denounces US Senate Confirmation Of Judge Barrett

ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa denounces the US Senate’s confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court seat formerly held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. “This action demonstrates the rank hypocrisy of the once-respected upper chamber ... More>>

OECD: COVID-19 Crisis Puts Migration And Progress On Integration At Risk, Says

Watch the live webcast of the press conference Migration flows have increased over the past decade and some progress has been made to improve the integration of immigrants in the host countries. But some of these gains may be erased by the COVID-19 pandemic ... More>>

Reporters Without Borders: Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing Marred By Barriers To Open Justice

After monitoring four weeks of evidence in the US extradition proceedings against Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates concern regarding the targeting of Assange for his contributions to journalism, and calls ... More>>

OHCHR: Stranded Migrants Need Safe And Dignified Return – UN Migrant Workers Committee

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers has today called on governments to take immediate action to address the inhumane conditions of migrant workers who are stranded in detention camps and ensure they can have an orderly, safe and dignified return to ... More>>