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!

The call for nominations for the Vice President (Finance) is now open and will remain open until 15 October 2021

For more information on the work of the Vice President Finance, please see financial reports presented at the 2019 and the 2020 General Assemblies. 

ICA General Assembly, 2021

The Ordinary and Extraordinary General Assemblies will be held virtually, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and will take place consecutively on 20 October 2021 between 13:00-16:30 CET...

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 Let’s share ideas and build networks to empower our knowledge societies!

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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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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 11, 2021

The #ICAEKS2021 Workshop - Managing Digital Archives is now FULL!

Have you registered for one of our FREE #ICAEKS2021 workshops? Our second workshop – Managing Digital Archives, a two-part workshop that will take place on October 15, 2021 and November 1, 2021 is now full, but you can check the programme for our...

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

We are Seeking Mentors! The deadline is until 23 October

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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Monday, October 4, 2021

Discover the streams of #ICAEKS2021

 Let’s share ideas and build networks to empower our knowledge societies!

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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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ICA General Assembly, 2021

The Ordinary and Extraordinary General Assemblies will be held virtually, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and will take place consecutively on 20 October 2021 between 13:00-16:30 CET...

ICA 2021 Virtual Conference

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

Theme: Empowering Knowledge Societie | Registration open

ICA Training Programme Online Workshops 2021: Managing Digital Archives

Friday, October 15, 2021 15:00–18:30 (CET) | Monday, November 1, 2021 15:00–18:30 (CET) | Maximum number of participants: 30 | English | FULL |  Register for the waiting list

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