"The International Council for Traditional Music is an Non-Governmental Organisation in formal consultative relations with UNESCO. Its aims are to further the study, practice, documentation, preservation and dissemination of traditional music and dance of all countries. To these ends the Council organises World Conferences, Symposia and Colloquia." (Quoted from the ICTM website. ) Materials in this eVols community were produced by the ICTM Study Group on Music and Dance of Oceania.