2018 ICA Voting Process

All members in good standing from Category A, Category B and Category C have the right of vote, please see the listing on the ICA website to confirm the right to vote in the upcoming election. Also, please make sure your contact details in particular your emails are up to date. If your institution does not appear on the lists please contact the Secretary General at: seles@ica.org

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Annual Conference 2018, Yaounde, Cameroon

Holding one of ICA’s first conferences on the African continent presents many opportunities for knowledge and cultural exchange as well as collaboration. There are many exciting innovations and advancements...

ICA Yaounde 2018, Archives nationales du Cameroun, extérieur
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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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Saturday, August 18, 2018

HRWG Newsletter, July 2018

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions


Thursday, August 16, 2018

ICA Yaounde 2018 : Register Now !

The website for the ICA Yaounde 2018 is now online and the registration system is open ! Register now to have the benefit of the early birds fees !


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Call for nominations for elected members of the FAN Steering Committee

The International Council on Archives (ICA) is pleased to open the call for nominations to elect members of the Forum of National Archivists (FAN) Steering Committee, which replaces the current FAN Bureau.

Aligned with FAN’s...


Friday, August 10, 2018

SPA News from Israel Association: Regional archival training courses in Israel

The archive community in Israel is a diverse one. Some archivists have academic degrees in the field and some have studied the profession in colleges one day a week for a year and a half. Others have taken a basic course comprising fourteen sessions, including visits to the major archives. The...


Monday, August 6, 2018

Read the latest issue of the CARBICA Newsletter -July 2018

The Caribbean Regional Branch newsletter of September is now released!

Available languages : English


Monday, August 6, 2018

News about Comma

The next issue of Comma (2017:1), a special issue based around the Section of Archives of Literature and Art (ICA-SLA) is due to be circulated to members, and will be available online, during October. Since its reconstitution in 2010,  ...


Friday, August 3, 2018

SPA News from Israel Association: The InterPARES Trust European in Israel

The InterPARES Trust European in Israel, June 2018

The InterPARES Trust European team, led by Prof. Luciana Duranti, Corinne Rogers and Hrvoje Stančić met in Israel in June 2018 for their spring work meeting. The team agreed to hold an additional one day symposium for the benefit of the...


Wednesday, August 1, 2018

SPA Film Festival Rules

International Council on Archives (ICA), Section of Professional Associations (SPA) is proud to announce the rules of the Second Film Festival on Archives and Records Management. You will find more information in this link.


Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The ICA Newsletter of July is now released!

Read the July 2018 issue of the ICA Newsletter, Find previous issues, Subscribe to receive the next issues!


Monday, July 30, 2018

ICA Yaounde 2018 Bursaries

The International Council on Archives invites professionals working in African countries to apply for a bursary that will provide a waiver of registration fees and a small additional grant to cover travel costs for ICA Yaounde  2018 “Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage” that will take place in Yaounde, Cameroon November 26-28, 2018.


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Featured events

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

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

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

ICCROM CollAsia - Conserving Photographic and Archival Collections

Thursday, November 22, 2018 to Thursday, December 13, 2018

22 November - 13 December 2018, Ho Chi Minh City University of Culture, HCMC, Vietnam

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Virtual Exhibition ICA 70

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