June 3, 2015


 The Advisory Committee of the International Council of Museums, or ICOM, gathered in Paris on 3 June, 2015. The committee released results of the vote to select Kyoto, Japan as the host city for the 25th ICOM General Conference in 2019. The first ICOM General Conference was held in in 1948. This will be the first time for Japan to host the conference.

(Social Education Division, Lifelong Learning Policy Bureau, MEXT)