ICA Congress 2016

Archives, Harmony and Friendship: Sustaining the Spirit of Seoul

After a stimulating week of workshops, posters, presentations and exhibitions, the ICA Congress in Seoul closed today with the joint signing and release of a joint communique.  The President of the National Archives of Korea, Mr Sang-Jin Lee and the President of the International Council on...

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Call for comments on RIC Conceptual Model

Release of Records in Contexts by EGAD

The ICA Experts Group on Archival Description (EGAD) is pleased to announce the release for public comment the initial draft of the first part of a two-part standard for archival description named Records in Contexts (RiC).

Announcement available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Portuguese, German

Repository, copyright AHN-Archivo Histórico Nacional (Madrid, Spain)
Rolls of parchment, Archivo de la Real Chancillería de Valladolid (Valladolid, Spain), Spanish State Archives
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International Council on Archives

The ICA believes that effective records and archives management is an essential precondition for good governance, the rule of law, administrative transparency, the preservation of mankind's collective memory, and access to information by citizens.

The International Council on Archives (ICA) is dedicated to the effective management of records and the preservation, care and use of the world's archival heritage through its representation of records and archive professionals across the globe.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Publication of a paper about the Conference "Stone, paper, intervention. Archives and intervention in the historical heritage"

Recently it has been published a contribution to this Conference, written by Ph. D. Dionisio Fernandez de Gatta Sánchez (Faculty of Laws at Salamanca University, Spain), on the Urban Law and Environment Journal called Revista de Derecho Urbanistico y medio ambiente, ISSN 1139-4978, n.306, Madrid, june (2016), pages 105-151.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

August 2016 HRWG Newsletter

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter of July is now released!

Available languages : English

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

SPA Film festival Awards Ceremony at the Seoul Congress

Vilde Ronge, Chair of SPA, and David Fricker, President of ICA, announced the winners of the three categories in The SPA Film Festival 2016 at the closing plenary session of the ICA International Congress in Seoul.

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Executive Board welcomed ICA's new image

As well as the usual business, the Executive Board at its meeting in Seoul, received the final report of the review of the Branches and accepted its recommendations. The Branches view was that more communications between Sections and Branches would be beneficial and lead to improved cooperation...

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Archives, Harmony and Friendship: Sustaining the Spirit of Seoul

After a stimulating week of workshops, posters, presentations and exhibitions, the ICA Congress in Seoul closed today with the joint signing and release of a joint communique.  The President of the National Archives of Korea, Mr Sang-Jin Lee and the President of the International Council on...

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Sarah Tyacke nominated an ICA fellow

The ICA General Assembly was unanimous in appointing Sarah Tyacke as the new fellow of the ICA after the proposal put forward by the Executive Board.  

General Assembly received reports concerning the Programmes and the positive financial situation of the ICA. It was however emphasized...

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Featured events

Change in the Programme on Thursday 8 September, 5pm : Conference "E-Discovery for Information Management within the Dutch Government"

17:00 to 17:30

by Mette VAN ESSEN, National Archives of the Netherlands

Date : Thursday 8 September 2016 17:00-18:30

Room : HALL E5

SPA Film Festival "Archives and Records Management"

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 09:00 to Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 18:00

The International Council on Archives (ICA), Section of Professional Associations (SPA) is proud to announce that during the 2016 ICA Congress in Seoul, Korea next September, it will host a Film Festival on Archives and Records Management.

Presentation of the standard "Records in Context", Thursday 8 September, 15:00

15:00 to 17:30

By Daniel PITTI, Bill STOCKTING, Florence CLAVAUD

SESSION 7.8 STANDARDS PART 2

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Archives Nationales Luxembourg - Fabrizio Maltese

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