International Council of African Museums
Type: Affiliated Organisations
AFRICOM is a non-governmental, autonomous and pan-African organization of museums (NGO) created in october 1999 in Lusaka, Zambia. It seeks to contribute to the positive development of African societies by encouraging the role of museums as generators of culture and as agents of cultural cohesion. AFRICOM promotes the development of museums and museum-related institutions in Africa in the context of global development, while strengthening collaboration and cooperation among museums and museum professionals in Africa about training, highlighting the heritage and fighting against the illicit traffic of African heritage.