ICOM INTERNAL RULES

 

ICOM INTERNAL RULES 2016 

(DRAFT - To be approved formally by the Executive Board in December 2016)

 

ICOM INTERNAL RULES - Version 2010

 

Code of Ethics

ICOM Code of Ethics for museums

Ethics and museum professionals’ exemplary practices are essential for ICOM.

ICOM Code of Ethics for museums
was adopted in 1986 and revised in 2004. It establishes the values and principles shared by ICOM and the international museum community. It is a reference tool translated to 38 languages and it sets minimum standards of professional practice and performance for museums and their staff.

By joining ICOM, each member commits to respect this code.

ICOM Statutes

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The Statutes of the International Council of Museums (hereinafter referred to as “ICOM”) is the basic document of the Organisation. The Internal Rules of ICOM and the ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums define and complete these Statutes.

The new version of this essential document was adopted by the Extraordinary General Assembly of ICOM in Milan (Italy), held on 9th July 2016.

Article 07 - 7. Voting Rights at the General Assembly and the Election of the Executive Board

Only ICOM Members in good standing are entitled to vote.

Section 1. Committee Vote
Each National and International Committee shall be entitled to appoint five (5) of its members (Individual Members or designated representatives of Institutional Members) to vote on its behalf on matters brought before the General Assembly. Voting Members appointed by the Committee shall not be entitled to more than five (5) proxies.


Section 2. Regional Alliance and Affiliated Organisation Vote
Each Regional Alliance has the right to appoint three (3) of its members and each Affiliated Organisation has the right to appoint two (2) of its members (Individual Members or designated representatives of Institutional Members) to vote on its behalf on matters brought before the General Assembly. Voting Members appointed by the Regional Alliance shall not be entitled to more than three (3) proxies. Voting Members appointed by the Affiliated Organisation shall not be entitled to more than two (2) proxies.

 


Section 3. Non-Voting Members Student, Supporting and Honorary Members shall not be entitled to vote at the General Assembly of ICOM.