ICA Congress 2016, Seoul, Opening Ceremony

Read John Hocking’s inspiring speech for the Congress 2016 !

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John Hocking at the ICA Congress 2016, Credits: Al Borrelli (Photograps) & Vilmar Luiz Filho (Graphics)

Celebrate the International Archives Day on Friday 9 June 2017 !

The International Council on Archives invites you to celebrate the International Archives Day on Friday 9 June 2017 !

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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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Congress

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

EGABE undertakes a survey on Archival Buildings in Africa

The ICA’s Expert Group on Archival Buildings and Environments (EGABE) is undertaking a survey of archival buildings in Africa as part of the ICA’s Africa Programme.

Complete the survey here

The deadline is Friday 7 April 2017

Congress

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

FIDA Funded Projects 2016

In 2016 the Board of trustees of FIDA has awarded the following projects: Read more...

Congress

Monday, March 20, 2017

Introducing a new SAR Bureau

We are pleased to announce there is a new Steering Committee of the Section of Architectural Archives.

We are happy to continue the work of Esther Cruces and her team.  And this new Bureau has some familiar faces and some new ones.

Congress

Monday, March 20, 2017

February 2017 HRWG Newsletter

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

Available languages : English

Congress

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Read John Hocking’s inspiring speech for the Congress 2016 !

Read the full text of John Hocking’s keynote speech! Many other presentations are also now available online for all members of ICA.

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Congress

Friday, February 24, 2017

Secretary General of the ICA visited Mexico to oversee the work of the next Annual Conference ALA-ICA 2017

Secretary General of the ICA visited Mexico to oversee the work of the next Annual Conference ALA-ICA 2017

During his stay, David Leitch worked hand in hand with authorities of the Latin American Association of Archives (ALA) and the National Archive of Mexico (AGN) to...

Congress

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Report on workshop day at ICA Congress, Seoul 2016

On the first day of the Congress the Expert Group on Archive Buildings & Environments (EGABE) ran a workshop on  "Archival buildings; Standards and Developments".

Congress

Thursday, February 9, 2017

January 2017 HRWG Newsletter

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

Available languages : English, Spanish, French

Congress

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The SPA Newsletter is online

The Section of Professional Associations newsletter of February is now released!

Available languages : English

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Featured events

International Archives Day 2017

The International Council on Archives invites you to celebrate the International Archives Day on Friday 9 June 2017 !

We invite you to celebrate the International Archives Day on the theme of the ALA-ICA Conference...

ALA-ICA annual Conference 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 09:30 to Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 18:30

Mexico, 27-28-29 November 2017

The ALA-ICA annual Conference 2017 takes place in Mexico City, Mexico, under the title “Archives, Citizenship and Interculturalism”.

Governance meetings : 25-26 November 2017

Annual Conference : 27-29 November 2017

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Universal Declaration on Archives 5th anniversary

Commemorate this milestone by sharing the Declaration and signing the online register.

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