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Establishing Standards of Excellence
ICOM sets standards for museums in design, management and collections organisation. The ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums is a reference in the global museum community. Read more
The ICOM Strategic Plan 2011 – 2013 was drafted within a view to face the challenges and seize the opportunities of a fast-changing museum landscape.
ICOM’s strategic objectives 2011-2013:
Every three years, a new strategic plan is adopted by the General Assembly and it is implemented by both ICOM General Secretariat and the National and International Committees.
2013 marked the culmination of three years of ICOM activities and priority actions, and the Executive Council has extended the validity of the Strategic Plan 2011-2013 for another year in order to ensure coherence while a Working Group on the Statutes, Internal Rules & Regulations and Governance is reviewing the governance and internal structures of ICOM for the June 2015 General Assembly.