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  1. Latin Stars Debate Social Responsibility

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Communal and social responsibility were central themes during a celebrity panel on philanthropy that included Latin super stars Ricky Martin and Mana bandmates Fher Olvera (singer) and Alex Gonzalez (drummer). The panel, which also included actor ...

  2. EU Ratifies UNESCO Cultural Treaty

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST A UNESCO convention that allows countries to protect their music, movies and other cultural activities will formally come into force next March after European Union nations ratified the treaty today (Dec. 19) in Brussels. The convention on cultura ...

  3. Ricky Eyes Taj Mahal Charity Gig

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ricky Martin will kick off the 8th Wonder of the World Concert series with a Feb. 25 performance at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. The event will benefit Unicef's "Unite for Children, Unite Against AID Ricky Martin will kick off the 8th W ...

  4. UNESCO Endorses 'Cultural Diversity'

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The United Nations' cultural agency, UNESCO, approved a convention yesterday (Oct. 20) that allows countries to protect their music, movies and other cultural activities. The United Nations' cultural agency UNESCO approved a convention y ...

  5. U.S. Faults U.N. Diversity Treaty

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Negotiators from around the globe are taking tentative steps toward an unprecedented international treaty on cultural diversity that is facing some strong criticism from the United States. BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Negotiators from arou ...

  6. Indies Appeal To UNESCO On Culture Draft

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST European independent labels lobby group Impala is calling for global measures to ensure that subsidies and quotas can continue for music. The trade body has appealed to UNESCO to guarantee that gover European independent labels lobby group Impala ...

  7. WIPO Head Backs Developing IP

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing intellectual property systems can stimulate economic growth, cultural development and social well-being. GENEVA--Developing intellectual property systems can stimulate economic growth, cultural development and social well-being. That� ...