The Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe is a public information and monitoring service designed for:
- government officials to use in their policy making activities (policy conception, comparison, follow-up) and to keep the public informed about cultural policy developments in their country and in other countries
- the Council of Europe to monitor cultural policy developments and trends at national and European level, contribute to transversal political analysis, follow-up on standards (good practices, recommendations, conventions)
- for researchers to conduct comparative policy analysis
- for networks and NGOs providing input to their information and lobbying activities
- for journalists writing about cultural policy developments in their own country and to compare them with other countries
- for students as an information resource they can use in their courses on cultural administration, management and cultural policy.
Connecting with our users is important to us. Click on a target group to access users websites and resources and examples of how the Compendium information and data has been put to use.