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The International Committees bring together experts of museum specialties. A Chairperson represents each National 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. Read more
Museums include a wide range of professionals: the museum Director, the welcome desk staff, the curator, the programming officer, the security manager and the restorer.
These professions are undergoing constant change due to the evolution of the structures. Through its National and International Committees, ICOM defines guidelines and museum professional standards that contribute to the national and international acknowledgement of museum professionals and encourage their mobility.