The International Committees bring together experts of museum specialties. Chairpersons represents each International Committee within ICOM’s Advisory Committee.
The 31 International Committees are global think tanks on museum, and more generally, heritage, matters. They define the museum professional’s standards, share scientific information, establish partnerships with other organisations and develop recommendations for ICOM members.
Please find below the ICOM’s international committees:
The Regional Alliances are forums designed to promote dialogue and the sharing of information between the National Committees, museums and the museum professionals of a given region.
The National Committees can be members of a Regional Alliance established in their geographical area. The Presidents of the five ICOM Regional Alliances sit at the Advisory Committee.
Please find below the ICOM’s regional alliances:
The Affiliated Organisations are associations or international councils that are dedicated to museums and museum professionals in a given region. These organisations participate in ICOM’s activities and contribute to the influence of the organisation and its network while maintaining their autonomy.
Any international organisation made up of at least two thirds of museums or museum professionals can become an ICOM Affiliated Organisation.
The 18 Affiliated Organisations are represented by their Presidents within the Advisory Committee.
Please find below the ICOM’s Affiliated Organisations: