Synopsis: At the ICOM General Conference in Milan in July 2016, an initiative was launched to propose an ICOM recommendation on 'collections in storage'. Representatives from the ICOM International Committees COMCOL, ICAMT and ICOM-CC have collaborated on a document. The draft was presented at the ICOM-CC Triennial Conference in Copenhagen. The draft is now open for discussion. The overall plan is to propose a resolution on storage at the next ICOM General Conference in Kyoto in September 2019. The text of the draft is presented here.