ASEF’s Deputy Director of the Culture Department, Ms Anupama SEKHAR, presented the ASEF-supported initiative, ‘WorldCP-International Database of Cultural Policies’ at the 14th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee for Culture and Information – Sub-Committee on Culture. The meeting was held on 21 June 2013 in Yangon, Myanmar.
The ‘WorldCP initiative’ is a global research platform that makes updated information on arts and culture from ASEM member countries publicly accessible online. The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Singapore and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vietnam are partners in the ‘WorldCP initiative’.
The ‘WorldCP-International Database of Cultural Policies’ is led by the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) and supported by a global consortium of partners including ASEF, which serves as the Regional Secretariat for Asia.