Call for Proposals Congress 2024

ICA is now accepting proposals for Congress 2024. Quadrennial Congresses are opportunities for the ICA as an organisation and the international archival and records community to reflect on work and progress carried out since the last congress. It is also an opportunity to...

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Empowering Archives and the Profession 2021-2024 - ICA’s New Strategic Plan

ICA is pleased to announce that it’s new strategic plan was approved at the first virtual Annual General Assembly on Monday 16 November 2020. The plan reflects the views and opinions shared during the campaign...

ICA first organisation granted observer status by the International Conference on Information Commissioners

The ICA will also be giving interim affiliate members status to ICIC, more information to come on this proposed new membership category.

Flash 40 is online for ICA members

The latest issue of Flash is now out! In it you will find an overview of the situation with regard to international cooperation over archives legislation and details of projects in which ICA is involved...

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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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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Call for papers for SUV 2021 conference

Archives, Ethics and Society

We are pleased to announce that we are welcoming submissions for the 2021 ICA-SUV annual conference, to be hosted in Heidelberg, Germany by the EMBL Archive and the Archives of the University of Heidelberg....

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Empowering Archives and the Profession 2021-2024 - ICA’s New Strategic Plan

ICA is pleased to announce that it’s new strategic plan was approved at the first virtual Annual General Assembly on Monday 16 November 2020. The plan reflects the views and opinions shared during the campaign...

Congress

Friday, November 20, 2020

Creating Tandanya – The Adelaide Declaration

With United Nations endorsement for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007 we have a “minimum standard for the survival, dignity and well-being of the Indigenous peoples of the world.”  The UNDRIP offers an international legal framework for the recognition of the unique...

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Sunday, November 15, 2020

SAHR nominated as candidate to the Human Rights Annual Awards (APDHE)

ICA Section on Archives and Human Rights (SAHR) nominated to the Human Rights annual awards of the Pro Human Rights Association of Spain (APDHE).

Congress

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Empowering Archives and the Profession Webinar: ICA Strategic Plan and Constitutional Reforms

Join us for a webinar on 27 November 2020 at 19:30 CET | In 2019, ICA launched a membership consultation process entitled ICA for its members, by its members which sought to understand...

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Monday, November 9, 2020

International Council on Archives (ICA) and Association of Latin-American Archivists (ALA) are pleased to announce they have signed a cooperation agreement

Cooperation will focus on areas of common interest with regard to marketing, communications strategies and translation over training for the Spanish-speaking archival community....

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Thursday, November 5, 2020

ICA Africa Programme's Digital Records Curation Programme wins the DPC Award for Teaching and Communications

We are very pleased to announce that ICA's Digital Records Curation Programme has been selected as the winner for the "Teaching and Communications" category of the Digital Preservation Awards 2020. 

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Friday, October 30, 2020

The ICA Newsletter of October is now released!

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

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

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

A new Chronology of Audiovisual Heritage por the celebration of Audiovisual Heritage Day – WDAH

For the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, the Photographic and Audiovisual Archives Working Group releases an enhanced version of the Chronology of photographic and audiovisual media.  

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Call for Proposals Congress 2024

ICA is now accepting proposals for Congress 2024. Quadrennial Congresses.  All bids must be received by 21 December 2020 at 23:59 CET at ica@ica.org

Making the Intangible Tangible / ICA-SBA-Conference 2021

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 to Friday, June 4, 2021

Save the Date: "Making the Intangible Tangible": ICA-SBA-Conference 2021, 2 June - 4 June 2021

ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 to Friday, October 22, 2021

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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