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Comma 2017-2 is published!

Directed by Amy Tector, Manager on Online Content and Copyright at Library and Archives Canada, and Member of the Comma Editorial Board, Comma 2017-2 is a Miscellany issue.

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International Archives Week: 3-9 June 2019

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International Archives Week: 3-9 June 2019

Release of the Guiding Principles for Safe Havens for Archives at Risk

The Guiding Principles for Safe Havens for Archives at Risk have been developed by an ad-hoc international working group coordinated by swisspeace...

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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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Monday, May 13, 2019

Story of storing: Finding space to state-of-the-art

Journalists and the public alike rejoiced at the enactment of the 2016 Right to Information Act in Sri Lanka – legislation which seemingly heralded a new age of government transparency in the island. However, government departments were less enthusiastic. It is not the access the general public...

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

April 2019 HRWG Newsletter

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

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Monday, May 6, 2019

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The ICA Newsletter of April is now released!

Follow this link to read the April 2019 of the ICA Newsletter. If you want to receive our monthly newsletter, register on the following form ...

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Monday, April 29, 2019

RiC-O: Extended Call for reviewers

The call for reviewers has been extended to the end of June. If you or your colleagues have some skills in OWL/RDFS ontological modeling, and also on archival science and archival description, and would be interested in accessing the RiC-O files, please fill in this form ...

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Online Learning: 1st online course on 6 May

From Monday 6th May you can follow an “Introduction to Records Management” course online with ICA...

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Fire at Notre Dame de Paris : Communiqué

I am sure many of you will have watched the news coverage of the fire at Notre Dame de Paris last night and shared the devastation everyone here in France and around the world felt seeing the damage inflicted on a most precious piece of world heritage...

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Archives and Copyright

ICA's Section for Archives of Literature and Art (SLA) has taken a particular interest in copyright issues over the past ten years, and has worked jointly with other groups, ...

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

The ICA Secretariat moves !

The ICA Secretariat is moving and the office will be closed from Friday 12 to Tuesday 16 April inclusive. We will respond to emails and requests for information as soon as possible once we are back online. Thank you for your patience and your understanding.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

March 2019 HRWG Newsletter

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

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Conference ICA Adelaide 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019

Designing the Archive
Join us in Adelaide, South Australia, from 21 to 25 October 2019.

Section on University and Research Institution Archives Conference 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019 to Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives (ICA/SUV) is pleased to announce its annual conference in Dundee, Scotland from 1st to 3rd July 2019.

Theme: APPRAISAL IN UNIVERSITY AND RESEARCH INSITUTION ARCHIVES

Universal Declaration on Archives 8th Anniversary

The Universal Declaration on Archives was initiated by the International Council on Archives and adopted in Paris by the UNESCO on the 10th of November 2011. The International Council on Archives invites all archivists, records managers and the general public, to celebrate this anniversary.

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