International Archives Day 9 June 2018

The International Council on Archives invites you to celebrate the International Archives Day on Saturday 9 June 2018 !

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ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference

“Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage”: 26 to 28 November

For more practical information regarding the Conference, please,click here.

ICA Yaounde 2018, Archives nationales du Cameroun, extérieur

Call for Office Bearers 2018

Call for Nominations 2018 to fill following Executive Board positions: President, Vice-President Finance and Vice-President Programme. 

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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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Friday, May 18, 2018

Working Lunch between the AAF Bureau and ICA

Alice Grippon, AAF Chief delegate and Pierre-Frédéric Brau, AAF President, welcomed Christine Trembleau, Marketing and Communications Manager, and Anthea Seles, ICA Secretary General, for a working session with AAF bureau members. Among other things, the AAF Forum Saint Etienne 2019 was...


Thursday, May 17, 2018

Press - Archives annual Conference: Preparations in Cameroon

The Ministry of Arts of Culture would like to inform national and international parties that it is proceeding on behalf of The Government of Cameroun, represented by the Ministry of Arts of Culture signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the International Council on Archives, represented by...


Thursday, May 17, 2018

New Professionals Programme successful applicants for 2018

The 2018 selection process for the New Professionals Programme has been completed. 59 applications from 33 countries were submitted, from which 44 were valid and have been assessed by a group of 11 PCOM members. The great majority of applications were of high quality and ranking them was a...


Monday, May 7, 2018

HRWG Newsletter April 2018

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions


Thursday, May 3, 2018

David Fricker, ICA President, meets French President Emmanuel Macron

On the occasion of his visit to Australia, French President Emmanuel Macron, met David Fricker ICA President and Director General of the National Archives of Australia.


Wednesday, May 2, 2018

ICA Executive Board 2018 in Vincennes - Summary

The Executive Board meeting was hosted by the Service historique de la Défense, in Vincennes from 19 to 20 April.

For more information about what items were discussed, follow this link


Wednesday, May 2, 2018

SLMT and International Archives Day

Following the great success of recent International Archives Days we would like to invite all archives everywhere to send a picture to the ICA/SLMT Facebookpage.This picture should represent what is most important to them in their archive in 2018. It doesn’t have to be a building, or a...


Friday, April 27, 2018

Next Meeting ICA/SPO in Girona

Next Meeting ICA/SPO 8th and 9th October 2018 in Girona


Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Following a request by the ICA Executive Committee to align the EURBICA constitution more closely with the 2012 ICA constitution, the EURBICA constitution has been slightly amended. The amendments do not significantly change the provision agreed by the EURBICA branch members two years ago.  The...

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International Archives Day 9 June 2018

The International Council on Archives invites you to celebrate the International Archives Day on Saturday 9 June 2018!

ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference

Monday, November 26, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018

ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference will have the theme “Archives : Governance, Memory and Heritage”

ARA Annual Conference 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 to Friday, August 31, 2018

The Archives and Records Association, UK and Ireland will hold its 2018 Conference in Glasgow between 29 and 31 August 2018 with the theme “People Make Records”.

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