On the 20th of April, Vasilis Avdikos (Panteion University) presented GLAMMONS at the European Group on Museum Statistics (EGMUS).

The Plenary Meeting of the European Group on Museum Statistics (EGMUS) was held in Belgrade, and organised by the Institute for the Study of Cultural Development. The focus of the international meeting was the contribution of museum statistics to the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are part of the UN’s Agenda 2030.

Other topics important for quality statistics and efficient methodological approaches were also discussed, including the new electronic template for national reports, ISO standards for museums, European projects (EIT Culture & Creativity), and the application in statistics of the new museum definition (ICOM).

Some thirty experts from 12 countries (Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Serbia, Spain – online, Switzerland), and representatives of EurostatGLAMMONS, and Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends attended the two-day meeting.