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Activity Report 1998 - 2001
The Regional Organisations
Activities of Regional Organisations


An ICOM Regional Organisation shall provide a forum for the exchange of information and co-operation between National Committees, museums and professional museum workers in the region for where they are established (ICOM Statutes, article 15 § 3). An ICOM Regional Organisation may be created upon receipt of a request from three or more National Committees. ICOM currently has seven Regional Organisations, created with the approval of the Executive Council.

ICOM REGIONAL ORGANISATION FOR CENTRAL AFRICA (ICOMAC)

  • Headquarters: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Chairperson: Shaje'a Tshiluila (Dem. Rep. of the Congo)
  • Members: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

ICOM REGIONAL ORGANISATION FOR WEST AFRICA (CIAO)

  • Headquarters: Mali
  • Chairperson: Samuel Sidibé (Mali)
  • Members: Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Senegal.

ICOM REGIONAL ORGANISATION FOR THE ARAB COUNTRIES (ICOM-ARAB)

  • Headquarters: Egypt
  • Chairperson: Prof. Dr. M. A. Nur El Din (Egypt)
  • Members: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Lybian Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Oman, Tunisia.
    The Regional Organisation participated in the workshop on the protection of cultural heritage and the fight against illicit traffic of cultural property in arab countries that was held from June 2 to 4, 1998 in Hammamet (Tunisia) and organised by ICOM in collaboration with the National Heritage Institute of Tunisia and with UNESCO.
    In addition, the Regional Organisation held its 2nd Annual Meeting in 1998.
    ICOM-Arab also participated in a training workshop on museum management for young professionals in arab countries that was held from 19 to 24 April 2000 in the Nubia Museum in Aswan (Egypt).
    In 2000, ICOM-Arab held its 3rd Annual Meeting.

ICOM REGIONAL ORGANISATION FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (ICOM/LAC)

  • Headquarters: Costa Rica
  • Chairperson: Lorena San Román (Costa Rica)
  • Members: Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haïti, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela.

ICOM REGIONAL ORGANISATION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (ASPAC)

  • Headquarters: Australia
  • Chairperson: Dr. Amareswar Galla (Australia)
  • Members: Australia, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Korea, India, Japan, Malaysia, New-Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russia, Sri Lanka, Singapour, Thailand.

ICOM REGIONAL ORGANISATION FOR EUROPE (ICOM-EUROPE)

  • Headquarters: Denmark
  • Chairperson: Mr. Jan Kock
  • Members: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
    Meetings: In 1998, ICOM-Europe held its General Conference during which the new Board was elected. In 1999, ICOM-Europe held its meeting during the Advisory Committee. In 2000, ICOM-Europe met during the Advisory Committee.
    The interaction with ASPAC facilitated the exchange of ideas between the two Organisations. In 2000, ICOM-Europe participated in the meeting of Central European ICOM Committees and presented a paper on laws for museums and goals of ICOM-Europe.

ICOM REGIONAL ORGANISATION FOR THE MAGHREB COUNTRIES (ICOM-MAGHREB)

  • Headquarters: Tunisia
  • Chairperson: Habib Ben Hassan (Tunisia)
  • Members: Algeria, Lybian Arab Jamahiriya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia.

Grants for Regional Organisations


ORGANISATIONS
EXCEPTIONAL GRANTS
ASPAC
1998
1999
2000
20.000 FF
60.000 FF

Publications of Regional Organisations


ASPAC

  • ASPAC-ICOM Bulletin / Amareswar Galla (ed.). Australia. Vol. 1 & 2, September 2000. ISSN 1444-4356

ICOM-ARAB

  • Lettre des musées arabes = Arab Museums Newsletter / Etat Palestinien (ed.) N° 3, 1998 ; Comité national tunisien de l'ICOM (ed.). N° 4, 1998.


 
 
   
Updated: 17 June 2005