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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Thursday, August 11, 2022

FIDA Call for Projects 2023 – Live Q&A

The role of the ICA’s Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA) is to support the development of archives and archivists in countries, regions and communities where archives and records provision could be strengthened due to lack of resources or training opportunities, or for other reasons.  

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Be aware! Official Communications #ICARoma2022

The ICA’s 9th Conference is less than two months away. It has been a while since we have been able to gather in person! We are excited to welcome the archival and records management community to Rome from 21-23 September

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Monday, August 8, 2022

ICA Elections 2022 - Comments from David Fricker on the results of the election to the Presidency

"I am pleased to receive the results of the presidential election (see below) and I offer my congratulations to Josée Kirps, national archivist of the Grand Duché of Luxembourg and President of the Association Internationale des Archivistes Francophones as ICA’s President-elect. [...]"

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

Discover the #ICARoma2022 Programme! New Professionals Sessions

With the ICA’s 9th Conference fast approaching, be sure to take a look at the preliminary programme to help plan out your visit. The Conference will take place in Rome, Italy, from 21-23 September, and it will be the first encounter of two New Professionals cohorts with the ICA and archival community. [...]

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

Resource of the Month: ICA-PAAG Concise Guide series - Guide 8: The transcription as an archival document

For this month resource of the month, we wanted to highlight the 8th guide in the Concise Guide series from PAAG (the Photographic and Audiovisual Archives Working Group) | Available in English, Catalan and Spanish for ICA members

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

#ICARoma2022 – Register for the 9th ICA Conference!

Have you registered for this year’s ICA Conference, taking place in Rome, Italy from 21 – 23 September? The Conference is coming soon! Check out the preliminary progamme 

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

FIDA Call for Projects 2023 – Live Q&A

Thinking about applying for funding through the ICA Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA)? Do you have some questions? We’re excited to announce that we will be hosting three live Q&A sessions to help answer any questions you may have about FIDA and the ongoing Call for projects.  

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Digital Communication Assistant - Call for Applications

The International Council on Archives invites applications for the role of Digital Communication Assistant [...] | Deadline: 21 August 2022

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Friday, July 22, 2022

Mentoring Programme Call for Applications - Last Call!

This year’s Mentoring Programme Call for Applications is coming to a close today! Have you ever considered mentoring a new archival or records management professional? | Apply here

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Discover the #ICARoma2022 Programme!

The ICA’s biennial conference is two months away! We can’t wait to welcome you to Rome from September 21st-23rd to explore the Conference’s main theme, Archives: Bridging the Gap Take a look at the preliminary programme

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Featured events

FIDA Call for Projects 2023 – Live Q&A [Spanish]

The FIDA Call for Projects 2023 is currently open! Are you interested in applying for funding? We have been hosting a series of live Q&A sessions to help answer any questions that you may have before submitting your application.

Digital Communication Assistant - Call for Applications - Deadline

The ICA has now opened a call for applications for the position of Digital Communication Assistant | Call for applications

FIDA Call for Projects 2023 - Deadline

The FIDA Board of Directors now invites members to submit proposals for projects and initiatives planned for 2023. Be sure to use the updated 2023 forms! You must be a member of the ICA to apply | More information here

 

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ICA Invites You to Make Donations to the State Archival Service of Ukraine

As we are all aware, the situation in Ukraine is dire and our Ukrainian colleagues need support to cope with the consequences of the Russian invasion of their country [...]

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