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Report of the independent expert in the field of cultural rights (8-19 November 2010), A/HRC/17/38/Add.1, 21 March 2011: Brazil


C. National institutional framework

1. Culture-specific institutions and the protection of cultural rights

37. The Secretariat of Identity and Cultural Diversity, created in 2003 as part of the Ministry of Culture, implements the Identity and Cultural Diversity – Plural Brazil programme which seeks to ensure access by groups and networks of cultural producers to support and promotion mechanisms, and to cultural exchanges between regions and groups in Brazil, taking into consideration factors such as gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity and popular culture.

Link to full text of the report: Mission report-SR Cultural Rights-Brazil-2010-eng