FIDA Call for Projects 2020

The Call for Projects is now open! We encourage applications which contribute to the development of archives and archivists (not just national ones) in developing countries in particular. Deadline: 30 September 2019

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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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Monday, August 19, 2019

July 2019 HRWG Newsletter

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Vote for the SPA Film Festival People's Award!

As previously announced, the ICA Section of Professional Associations (SPA) is hosting the 2019 Film Festival on Archives and Records Management.

Twelve films have been nominated in four categories. Please check the categories and finalists in the following link and read about the Film...

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

ICA RiC-O Call for Reviewers is now closed

The call for reviewers for beta versions of ICA RiC-O is now closed.
More than 60 applications have been accepted, and the RiC-O beta files have been sent to their authors.

The reviewers can send their comments or any...

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Here are the 12 finalists for the SPA Film Festival Awards 2019!

In October last year, SPA asked the world for entries for the SPA Film Festival 2019. Anyone could enter, following some simple rules. The main objective however, was that the films portrayed in a good way archives and records management as the asset they are to society, to citizens, researchers...

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Digital Records Curation Programme (DRCP) - Study School for Archival Educators

Dates: 5 – 9 August (Gaborone, Botswana)

Participation is by invitation only.

The ICA Africa Programme is delighted to announce the first course of the Digital Records...

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Friday, July 26, 2019

FIDA Call for Projects 2020

The Call for Projects is now open! We encourage applications which contribute to the development of archives and archivists (not just national ones) in developing countries in particular. Deadline: 30 September 2019

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

June 2019 HRWG Newsletter

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Designing the Archives 2019 – Early Birds extension until 15 August

Follow this link to register  and access information about the program, events, workshops, and accommodation.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Register for the ICA online course “Introduction to Records Management”

The course offers a practical introduction to implementing the main elements of records management...

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Friday, July 19, 2019

EGATTT flags CERL Collection Security Summer School

The Expert group against Theft, Trafficking and Tampering (EGATTT) reports that the Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL), with which it collaborates, is offering a summer school entirely dedicated to the security of fonds and collection.

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Members of our network enjoy :
Financial support for their projects from the ICA and the Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA)
Subscription to the International professional journal "Comma" and ICA twice-yearly newsletter "Flash"
Unlimited access to all ICA website resources
Exclusive subscription to ICA digital publications
Reduced rates for attendance at ICA-organized events
Access to an international network of highly committed experts

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Featured events

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.

Section on University and Research Institution Archives Conference 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019 to Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives (ICA/SUV) is pleased to announce its annual conference in Dundee, Scotland from 1st to 3rd July 2019.

Theme: APPRAISAL IN UNIVERSITY AND RESEARCH INSITUTION ARCHIVES

Universal Declaration on Archives 8th Anniversary

The Universal Declaration on Archives was initiated by the International Council on Archives and adopted in Paris by the UNESCO on the 10th of November 2011. The International Council on Archives invites all archivists, records managers and the general public, to celebrate this anniversary.

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