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SPAFA Centre Director attends ICOMPrague2022

SEAMEO SPAFA Centre Director, Mrs Somlak Charoenpot, attends the 26th International Council of Museums General Conference held in Prague (20-28 August 2022) where she is representing the SPAFA Centre.

During the Conference, the ICOM Extraordinary General Assembly approved a new museum definition: a culmination of an 18-month participatory process that involved hundreds of museum professionals from 126 National Committees from all over the world. See the new museum definition, here.  

*RELATED: You may also be interested to watch our SPAFA SESH which aired on 22 July 2022 titled “A New ICOM Museum Definition for the 21st century in Southeast Asia” where special guest speaker Dr Ana Labrador talks about the need for a new museum definition, its implications for the Southeast Asian region and the way in which museums will be run in the future.

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