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Panel discussion on the International Museum Day 2021

Published: 24th May, 2021

Culture Ministry organises panel discussions on the occasion of International Museum Day 2021.

Context

Culture Ministry organises panel discussions on the occasion of International Museum Day 2021.

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What is about the International Museum Day?

  • Declaration: 18th May was declared as the International Museum Day by the International Council of Museums (ICOM).
  • Objective: The objective of International Museum Day is to raise awareness about museums and their importance as cultural exchange and enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.
  • Theme 2021: The theme for International Museum Day 2021 is ‘The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine’.

International Council of Museums (ICOM)

  • It was Created in 1946 and headquartered in Paris, France.
  • It is a non-governmental organisation which maintains formal relations with UNESCO and have a consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
  • It is objected with the conservation, continuation and communication to society of the world's natural and cultural heritage.
  • ICOM also partners with entities such as the World Intellectual Property Organization, Interpol, and the World Customs Organization in order to carry out its international public service missions, which include fighting illicit traffic in cultural goods and promoting risk management and emergency preparedness to protect world cultural heritage in the event of natural or man-made disasters.
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