Welcome to ICA’s first virtual Conference: Empowering Knowledge Societies! Register now!

The Conference will take place Monday, 25  October to Thursday, 28  October  2021. Registration is now open!

Discover the streams of #ICAEKS2021

 Let’s share ideas and build networks to empower our knowledge societies! The ICA Virtual Conference 2021, Empowering Knowledge Societies (#ICAEKS2021), scheduled for October 25-28, will explore...

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Discover the sessions of #ICAEKS2021

The ICA Virtual Conference 2021, Empowering Knowledge Societies (#ICAEKS2021), scheduled for October 25-28, will explore how the archival, records and data landscape in the 21st century is changing public expectations, how...

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Discover the Conference Platform #ICAEKS2021

The ICA Virtual Conference 2021, Empowering Knowledge Societies (#ICAEKS2021), is one week away! The Conference will take place October 25-28, with the goal of sharing ideas and building networks to empower our knowledge...

Join the #ICAEKS2021 Networking Sessions!

In case you missed our first networking session, “Digital preservation on a shoestring - Sharing practices”, we invite you to visit the Networking Lounge to connect and discuss relevant topics of the archival and records management sector with colleagues from all over the world! 

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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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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Join the #ICAEKS2021 Networking Sessions!

In case you missed our first networking session, “Digital preservation on a shoestring - Sharing practices”, we invite you to visit the Networking Lounge to connect and discuss relevant topics of the archival and records management sector with colleagues from all over the world! 

The...

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Discover the Conference Platform #ICAEKS2021

The ICA Virtual Conference 2021, Empowering Knowledge Societies (#ICAEKS2021), is one week away! The Conference will take place October 25-28, with the goal of sharing ideas and building networks to empower our knowledge...

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Thursday, October 14, 2021

Discover the sessions of #ICAEKS2021

The ICA Virtual Conference 2021, Empowering Knowledge Societies (#ICAEKS2021), scheduled for October 25-28, will explore how the archival, records and data landscape in the 21st century is changing public expectations, how...

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Monday, October 4, 2021

Discover the streams of #ICAEKS2021

 Let’s share ideas and build networks to empower our knowledge societies! The ICA Virtual Conference 2021, Empowering Knowledge Societies (#ICAEKS2021), scheduled for October 25-28, will explore...

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Friday, October 1, 2021

Apply to the Mentorship Programme!

Are you a mid-career or senior records and archives professionals? Come and apply to serve as Mentor for the ICA New Professionals Programme! Full details about the Mentorship Programme and the application process can be found following this link

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Thursday, September 30, 2021

Presenting the Universal Declaration on Archives Evaluation Tool!

We are very pleased to announce that ICA’s Training Programme has released the Universal Declaration on Archives Evaluation Tool and its guidelines developed by Margaret Crockett, Claude Roberto and Karen Anderson.   

The Universal Declaration on Archives Evaluation...

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

ICA Virtual Conference - Keynote Speakers #ICAEKS2021

For those of you who have already registered, it is time to plan your conference schedule. We want you to make the best of your time at the conference and the wide choice of live and pre-recorded sessions available. To help you to do that, we are pleased to share some further information on our not-to-be-missed Keynote Speaker sessions: Elizabeth Denham and John Sheridan...

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Monday, September 27, 2021

Planned SLMT webinar 4th October 2021

Due to organisational problems this Webinar is canceled.

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Friday, September 24, 2021

ICA Online Workshops 2021 – Our first workshop is full

Come and join us for an exciting programme of FREE workshops! The first workshop is scheduled for October 1st will be about Digital Asset Management Systems and managing photographic collections

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Support the ICA’s New Professionals – Become a Mentor!

The ICA welcomes applications from mid-career and senior records and archives professionals from around the world to serve as Mentors for the New Professionals Programme.

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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

"Managing Digital Archives" Online Course Launch

The online course will be available in English and French from 4 November. The course provides a thorough grounding in the management of archives in digital format, from selection and ingest, description and metadata management, to preservation techniques and access provision.

ICA 2021 Virtual Conference

Monday, October 25, 2021 to Thursday, October 28, 2021

Theme: Empowering Knowledge Societie | Registration open

Call for Mentors Deadline

Call for mentors deadline: 23 October 2021 | Apply here

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