International Council of Museums, UNESCO, UK Committee (External organisation)

Areti Damala (Member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Description

UK Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), UNESCO

The International Council Of Museums is the global organisation of museums and museum professionals committed to the conservation of the world's natural and cultural heritage. ICOM was created in 1946 and is a non-governmental organisation maintaining formal relations with UNESCO. It also raises awareness of international issues such as combating illicit trade, intangible heritage and restitution. ICOM UK is the national branch of ICOM in the United Kingdom. It is a gateway to the global museum community and the only UK museum association with a dedicated international focus. It offers access to 20,000 museums in 117 countries, 32,000 museum colleagues throughout the world and 31 professional committees. It is an organisation which promotes intangible heritage and the preservation of material heritage. It develops best practice standards for the world- wide museum industry and, through its global reach and events programme, contributes to the international agenda of museums in the UK.
Period1 Mar 2015 → …
Held atInternational Council of Museums, UNESCO, UK Committee , United Kingdom

Keywords

  • museums
  • Cultural Heritage