Rescheduling for ICA Abu Dhabi Congress

We are pleased to inform you of the new dates for the ICA Abu Dhabi Congress:19-22 October 2021 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre(ADNEC)...

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Archives Empowering Knowledge Societies

What is an Archive? What does it mean to the records and archives community? What does it mean to our users? How do we empower knowledge societies in the 21st Century? Join us throughout the campaign starting 30 April culminating on International Archives Day- Tuesday 9th June

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The Archives and Records are Accessible

At ICA we think it is an important time to tell people from all over the world, not just our community, that archives continue to be accessible even though in some cases the physical buildings may be shuttered. Also, that records services continue to operate to facilitate business and government...

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#StayHome learn from home: ICA’s offer to the archival community during COVID-19

Above all, we hope you - and your family and staff - are in good health. A new situation calling for new measures...

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Access Issues & Innovations Survey by EGRSO - Deadline Extended

The Expert Group on Research Services and Outreach (EGRSO) is planning a number of initiatives to carry out this year and in the future. We would like to find out what issues relating to access and outreach are of concern to...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

ICA-SUV 2020 ELECTIONS

We invite all members of the International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives to participate in the 2020 ICA-SUV Bureau elections.

The Nominating Committee consists of Anne-Flore Laloë (Nominating Committee Chair), Moira Rankin and...

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Rescheduling for ICA Abu Dhabi Congress

We are pleased to inform you of the new dates for the ICA Abu Dhabi Congress:19-22 October 2021 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre(ADNEC)...

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

Cultural Rights and Climate Change

We are very happy of answering the kind call for inputs made by Mrs. Karima Bennoune the Special Rapporteur of United Nations in the field of cultural rights and climate change, for the report that she will be presenting at the General Assembly, in October 2020. We do it from the archives and...

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

The role of archives in the #COVID-19 crisis

The Working Group on Archives and Human Rights of ALA and the SAHR of ICA, express their support for the UNESCO Declaration “Turning the threat of COVID-19 into an opportunity for greater support to documentary heritage" published a few days ago.

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Friday, May 8, 2020

ICA-SUV conference Bogotá 2020 cancelled

The Planning Committee of the Congress ‘Memory, human rights and good practice in university and research archives: different views, a single objective’ with regret informs colleagues, speakers and interested parties of the decision to cancel the event scheduled from September 29 to October 2 at...

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

The ICA Newsletter of April is now released!

Follow this link to read the April 2020 issue of the ICA Newsletter.

 

You can also find previous issues of the newsletter in the ICA Publications section...

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Archives Empowering Knowledge Societies

What is an Archive? What does it mean to the records and archives community? What does it mean to our users? How do we empower knowledge societies in the 21st Century? Join us throughout the campaign starting 30 April culminating on International Archives Day- Tuesday 9th June

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

New Professionals Programme Call for Applications Extended – June 30 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and acknowledging staying safe and healthy is everyone’s first priority, we have extended the 2020 Call for Applications for the ICA New Professionals Programme until the end of June 2020...

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Friday, April 24, 2020

World Intellectual Property Day - 26 April 2020

International action on copyright is urgently needed to allow archives around the world to preserve their collections in the face of climate change. World Intellectual Property Day 2020 provides a unique opportunity to raise the issues facing archives around climate change, and the pressing need...

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International Archives Week: 8-14 June 2020 - Event

Monday, June 8, 2020 to Sunday, June 14, 2020

Campaign theme is « Empowering Knowledge Societies »

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