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UAE wins bid to host ICOM General Conference 2025

Sharjah24 – WAM: The UAE has won the bid to host the 27th International Council of Museums (ICOM) General Conference 2025 in Dubai under the theme ‘The Future of Museums in Rapidly Changing Communities’. The new global achievement is set to further strengthen the UAE’s leading position as the capital of creativity and innovation across various fields.
The result of the vote in favour of the UAE’s bid file, surpassing those of Sweden and Russia, makes Dubai the first city in the Middle East and North Africa to organise this prestigious international conference since ICOM’s establishment in 1946.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, tweeted on his official account on Twitter, saying, “Dubai’s victory to host the largest global conference on museums, ICOM 2025, with the attendance of 119 countries, covering 20,000 international museums, gives a strong impetus to the country’s cultural sector. Our international…

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