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ICA International Congress 2016, Seoul, 5-10 September: "Archives, Harmony & Friendship"

The International Council on Archives Quadriennial Congress, in Seoul, South Korea, from 5-10 September 2016, will consider the theme of "Archives,...

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UDA Presentation AEG

Universal declaration on Archives - A tool to improve understanding and awareness

The 10 November 2011 marked an important day for archives when the 36th Session of the General Conference of UNESCO endorsed the ICA’s Universal Declaration on Archives and today we are going to be looking at how we can use the UDA as a tool to improve understanding and awareness about archives.

This presentation will give an overview about the genesis and origin of the UDA, outline the history of its development, talk about the challenges involved in putting together the document; look at the aims of the UDA; and then go through the text of the document.

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Comma "Archives in Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa" (Vol 2015, n °1 - May 2016) is now available online

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The latest issue of Comma is now available online for members of ICA! Comma 2012:1 was a special issue dealing primarily...

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Universal Declaration on Archives

Universal Declaration on Archives

The Universal Declaration on Archives was adopted by the 36th Session of the General Conference of UNESCO on 10th November 2011. The Declaration was developed by a special working group of the International Council on Archives and has been endorsed by the ICA as a key pillar of its outreach and advocacy strategy.

The Declaration is an important step in improving understanding and awareness of archives among the general public and key decision-makers. It is a powerful, succinct statement of the relevance of archives in modern society.

 

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