The mandate of the Working Group will be to address a wide range of issues which have, over time, been identified by ICOM as a whole, its members, the National and International Committees, as well as the Executive Board and the Secretariat.
The mandate will also take into account a range of items previously considered by the Membership Working Group (August 2017) and any recent ICOM and Working Groups recommendations and policies as they apply to the wider remit of the NCWG.
Within its mandate the NCWG will consider four (4) broad themes:
• Governance: Ensuring good interaction with ICOM and promoting compliance with its Code of Ethics, Statutes, Internal Rules and procedures.
• Membership: Ensuring operational consistency and equity across diverse National Committees.
• Function, purpose and effectiveness: Clarity on the role of National Committees.
• Operational: Exploring ideas on effectiveness.
Members: Julia Arndt (ICOM Germany), Gabriela Gil Verenzuela (ICOM Mexico), Brenda Anyakpo (ICOM Nigeria), Arja van Veldhuizen (ICOM Netherlands), Zahida Quadri (ICOM Pakistan), Rosa Maria Hervás Avilés (ICOM Spain), Eunice Báez Sanchez (ICOM Costa Rica), Parissa Andami (ICOM Iran), Elka Weinstein (ICOM Canada), Renata Vieira de Motta (ICOM Brazil), Gulbara Abdykalykova (ICOM Kyrgyzstan)
Ex-officio members: Emma Nardi, ICOM President, Inkyung Chang, (Vice-President) Executive Board Representative, Terry Simioti Nyambe, (Vice-President) Executive Board Representative, Yvonne Ploum, as Spokesperson of the International Committees (ICOM Netherlands), Muthoni Thang’wa as Spokesperson of the National Committees (ICOM Kenya).
Ana Georgia Sagum, National Committees Coordinator