WorldCP will provide the following benefits to national governments, policy-makers, partners and the international community:

  • Significantly enhanced access to national and international cultural policy information
  • A consistent format and methodology for documenting policies developed and informed by, but not limited by, the shared expertise gained over 10 years creating the European Compendium
  • An international database and searchable website to present each country’s cultural policy profile
  • Reliable information for cultural policy research and analysis
  • The capacity to facilitate exchange and cooperation around policy making and analysis
  • A mechanism to assist in reporting on international legal instruments and conventions
  • Positioning and engagement with a significant international cultural research platform
  • Presentation of profiles in English and, where possible, in the native language of the country profiles.