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November 2004

Table of Contents

Executive Summary


I Linguistic Duality in International Policy

  1. Three Pillars
  2. Public Consultation

II Linguistic duality in key Programs and Initiatives

  1. Public Diplomacy Program
  2. Canadian Studies Program
  3. Cultural Diversity Agenda
  4. La Francophonie
  5. a. Francophonie Promotion Fund
    b. TV5
    c. Canadian participation in Francophonie institutions

  6. Regional Multinational Organizations
  7. a. Organization of American States
    b. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

  8. Trade Missions

III Linguistic Duality in Mission Activities

  1. Culture and Society
  2. Academic Relations
  3. Trade and Investment

IV Linguistic Duality on the Frontline: Language of Service Issues

  1. Consular Services
  2. Publications
  3. Security Services

V Internal Support for Linguistic Duality

  1. Language Requirements, Testing, Training
  2. Professional Development
  3. Official Languages Champions
  4. Audit and Evaluation

Conclusion: International Policy Revisited

List of Recommendations

Government Response to the Preliminary Report