ICA General Assembly, 2019

The 2019 General Assembly of the ICA was held on October 22 at the end of the first day of the Designing the Archive conference in Adelaide, Australia. Read more...

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Call for Proposals and Papers - ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress

Congress 2020: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (16 – 20 November 2020) - EMPOWERING KNOWLEDGE SOCIETIES.

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Register for the Online Course: "Understanding and Using the UDA"

Discover and register to the new ICA training course "Understanding and Using the Universal Declaration on Archives" by following this link

Understanding and Using the Universal Declaration on Archives UUUDA

PCOM Meeting in Australia

On the 21st of October 2019, the PCOM members attended the second meeting of the year in Adelaide, Australia for discussing the last updates of the ICA-PCOM professional programmes.

Here are the winners of the SPA Film Festival Award 2019!

Film can be such a powerful way of communicating, and for the second time, SPA decided to have a Film Festival to celebrate our profession and asked the world to send us their films on archives and records management so that we all could be inspired on how to communicate even better!

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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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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

November 2019: SAHR Newsletter

The Section on Archives and Human Rights newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

ICA Fellow Simon F. Chu awarded the Emmett Leahy award

ICA is very proud to let you know that after being nominated this year by his pairs as a Fellow of the ICA, Simon F. Chu is the recipient of the 2019 Emmett Leahy award, the international prize given to one person each year in...

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Simon Chu, Adrian Cunningham and Nolda Römer-Kenepa awarded ICA Fellowship

The General Assembly 2019, held in Adelaide, Australia, nominated Mr Simon Chu, Mr Adrian Cunningham and Ms Nolda Römer-Kenepa as Fellows of ICA, to acknowledge and celebrate these three great professionals.

 

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Congress

Friday, November 22, 2019

PCOM Meeting in Australia

On the 21st of October 2019, the PCOM members attended the second meeting of the year in Adelaide, Australia for discussing the last updates of the ICA-PCOM professional programmes.

Congress

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Here are the winners of the SPA Film Festival Award 2019!

Film can be such a powerful way of communicating, and for the second time, SPA decided to have a Film Festival to celebrate our profession and asked the world to send us their films on archives and records management so that we all could be inspired on how to communicate even better!

Congress

Thursday, November 21, 2019

ICA General Assembly, 2019

The 2019 General Assembly of the ICA was held on October 22 at the end of the first day of the Designing the Archive conference in Adelaide, Australia. Read more...

Congress

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The International Council on Archives celebrates World Digital Preservation Day!

This year’s theme, 'At-Risk Digital Materials', is particularly relevant to us, too, because, for the ICA, this year has been rich in reflections on the matter of archives at risk. After publishing the Guiding Principles for...

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Vancouver's LGBTQ archive now has a home online

Vancouver's LGBTQ archive now has a home online, after years of collecting in files and boxes. The collection, which includes 5,400 photographs, 2,000 posters and 140 audio-visual works, spans from the 1940s to the 2000s, and exists thanks to four decades of work by archivist and librarian Ron...

Congress

Monday, November 4, 2019

October 2019: SAHR Newsletter

The Section on Archives and Human Rights newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions

Congress

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Watch the Conference Closing Ceremony Livestream!

We invite you to join us for the closing ceremony of #DTAAdelaide2019 ! (15.45-17.00 ACDT)

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Conference ICA Adelaide 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019

Designing the Archive
Join us in Adelaide, South Australia, from 21 to 25 October 2019.

ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress

Monday, November 16, 2020 to Friday, November 20, 2020

Dates: 16 - 20 November 2020

The archival, records and data landscape in the 21st century is changing public expectations, how we do our work, what constitutes credible evidence and how we protect our holdings. It is time for our profession to discuss, reflect and challenge existing...

Training the French-speaking trainers at EBAD, Dakar, Senegal

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019

The French-language training session for teachers and instructors in archival studies, EBAD, Dakar, takes place from 21 to 25 October. Read more.

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