What is ICOM and what are ICOM’s missions?
ICOM stands for International Council of Museums. It is an organisation that was created in 1946 by and for museum professionals. ICOM works for society and its development and is committed to guaranteeing the conservation, continuation and protection of cultural goods.
ICOM has five main missions: to establish standards of excellence, to lead a diplomatic forum, to develop a professional network and to lead a global think tank and carry out international missions.
You will find more details about ICOM and its missions on the following pages: