ICA By Its members For Its Members

The International Council on Archives is a member funded organisation and it is thanks to its members that ICA is able to:  ‘promote the central role of record-keeping and archives in protecting the rights of individuals and states, and in supporting democracy and good governance’. ICA members...

FAN Focus Group, Abu Dhabi May 2019, curttesy of UAE National Archives

New Professionals Programme successful applicants for 2019

The 2019 selection process for the New Professionals Programme has been completed. 

Tibaut Houzanme and Fred Van Kan, ICA Congress Seoul 2016

Statement of the International Council on Archives on the Situation of the Historical Archives of the National Police of Guatemala

The ICA, the world body representing archivists and archival institutions, expresses its deep concern for the future of the AHPN.

Designing the Archives 2019 – Registration system is open

We are pleased to advise that registration for the ASA / ARANZ / ICA / PARBICA Conference Designing the Archive 2019, Monday 21 October to Friday 25 October 2019 in Adelaide, South Australia, is now open: please use the registration link to access information about the program, events, workshops, and accommodation.

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ICA blog now up and running!

The International Council on Archives (ICA) is pleased to unveil its new blog, which went online on 3 June 2019, to celebrate International Archives Week #IAW2019

Banner Blog ICA, logo Tharshini Prabakaran, copyright ICA 2019
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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

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

New Professionals Programme successful applicants for 2019

The 2019 selection process for the New Professionals Programme has been completed. 

Congress

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Statement of the International Council on Archives on the Situation of the Historical Archives of the National Police of Guatemala

The ICA, the world body representing archivists and archival institutions, expresses its deep concern for the future of the AHPN.

Congress

Friday, June 14, 2019

May 2019 HRWG Newsletter

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions

Congress

Monday, June 3, 2019

This week is International Archives Week!

Our opportunity to collect our ideas, concerns and our achievements as Archives and Archivists and share it with the world.  If we all get engaged and speak up together, we can shine a light on our work and our value to the world, promoting the importance of Archives but also developing...

Congress

Monday, June 3, 2019

ICA blog now up and running!

The International Council on Archives (ICA) is pleased to unveil its new blog, which went online on 3 June 2019, to celebrate International Archives Week #IAW2019

Congress

Saturday, June 1, 2019

The ICA Newsletter of May is now released!

Follow this link to read the May 2019 of the ICA Newsletter. If you want to receive our monthly newsletter, register on the following form ...

Congress

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

ICA By Its members For Its Members

The International Council on Archives is a member funded organisation and it is thanks to its members that ICA is able to:  ‘promote the central role of record-keeping and archives in protecting the rights of individuals and states, and in supporting democracy and good governance’. ICA members...

Congress

Friday, May 24, 2019

First PCOM Meeting in 2019

On Sunday April 28th, more than 15 PCOM members gathered for the first meeting of the year in Abu Dhabi for discussing the last updates of this ICA professional commission.

Congress

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Designing the Archives 2019 – Registration system is open

We are pleased to advise that registration for the ASA / ARANZ / ICA / PARBICA Conference Designing the Archive 2019, Monday 21 October to Friday 25 October 2019 in Adelaide, South Australia, is now open: please use the registration link to access information about the program, events, workshops, and accommodation.

Congress

Monday, May 13, 2019

Story of storing: Finding space to state-of-the-art

Journalists and the public alike rejoiced at the enactment of the 2016 Right to Information Act in Sri Lanka – legislation which seemingly heralded a new age of government transparency in the island. However, government departments were less enthusiastic. It is not the access the general public...

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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.

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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