and promoting professional training initiatives has been
amongst ICOM's primary objectives. Thanks to the work of
the International Committee for the Training of Personnel
and standards appropriate to the rapidly changing
needs of the museum profession have been set up.
2 of the ICOM Strategic Plan 2001-2007 states: "ICOM
advances the sharing of professional knowledge and museum
practice internationally through mutual assistance, and
actively encourages new models of collaboration. "
In line with this Objective, the ICOM Secretariat is implementing
activities on the development of capacity building in museums.