Register for the Online Course: “Collection Care”

The International Council on Archive’s “Collection Care” online course is based on the premise that all physical archives will decay over time and that those who care for them need to understand the agents that cause and accelerate that destruction. Managing the preservation of archives requires...

“You hear my voice as a witness”: A Conversation and Reading with Afghan Writers Dr. Kawa Jobran and Ramin Mazhar

Join the ICA Section on Archives of Literature and Art for its second talk in a new series of speaking events prepared for the last quarter of the year. This project is supported by the International Council on Archives (ICA) through the Programme Commission | Register here

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PCOM Project 2022 – ICA Section on Archival Education (SAE) Workshop Series: Archival Pedagogies

The International Council on Archives’ (ICA) Section on Archival Education (SAE) is offering its members four virtual workshops in a series entitle Archival Pedagogies. These workshops will cover digital curation education, climate change, information cultures, and trauma-informed archival education. 

Resource of the month: ICA Study n°13-1: Authenticity of Electronic Records, a report by ICA to UNESCO

For this month resource of the month, we wanted to highlight a resource created by International Council on Archives Committee on Archival Legal Matters, now known as the Expert Group on Legal Matters, entitled Authenticity of Electronic Records: A Report Prepared for UNESCO.   

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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, November 24, 2022

ICA Abu Dhabi Congress - Call for Papers

The ICA Abu Dhabi Congress, Enriching Knowledge Societies, will be an opportunity for the global archive professionals to share innovative ideas and research outcomes, and for colleagues from allied sectors and professions to join the discussion at this important event. The 21st century information challenges do not simply belong to archives and records professionals, they belong to everyone.  

Let’s share ideas across professions and build networks to enrich our knowledge societies!   

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Upcoming Deadlines/Virtual Talks

It’s a busy time at ICA and we want to remind you of the upcoming deadlines for our ongoing calls and our last virtual talks of the year.

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Resource of the month: ICA Study n°13-1: Authenticity of Electronic Records, a report by ICA to UNESCO

For this month resource of the month, we wanted to highlight a resource created by International Council on Archives Committee on Archival Legal Matters, now known as the Expert Group on Legal Matters, entitled Authenticity of Electronic Records: A Report Prepared for UNESCO.   

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Monday, November 21, 2022

“You hear my voice as a witness”: A Conversation and Reading with Afghan Writers Dr. Kawa Jobran and Ramin Mazhar

Join the ICA Section on Archives of Literature and Art for its second talk in a new series of speaking events prepared for the last quarter of the year. This project is supported by the International Council on Archives...

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Register for the Online Course: “Collection Care”

The International Council on Archive’s “Collection Care” online course is based on the premise that all physical archives will decay over time and that those who care for them need to understand the agents that cause and accelerate that destruction. Managing the preservation of archives requires...

Congress

Monday, November 7, 2022

PCOM Project 2022 – ICA Section on Archival Education (SAE) Workshop Series: Archival Pedagogies

The International Council on Archives’ (ICA) Section on Archival Education (SAE) is offering its members four virtual workshops in a series entitle Archival Pedagogies. These workshops will cover digital curation education, climate change, information cultures, and trauma-informed archival education. 

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Friday, October 28, 2022

The Rome Edition of the ICA New Professionals Newsletter is published!

The 22nd ICA New Professionals newsletter (and the last one of this year) has just been released. In this special edition, the New Professionals from the two last cohorts (2020-2021 and 2021-2022) share their experiences at the Rome...

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Friday, October 28, 2022

The ICA Newsletter of October is now released!

Follow this link to read the October 2022 issue of the ICA Newsletter.

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

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Thursday, October 27, 2022

Resource of the month: Chronology of Audiovisual Heritage

For this month resource of the month, we wanted to highlight a resource created by Centre de Recerca i Difusió de la Imatge (CRDI), from Girona City Hall for PAAG (Photographic and Audiovisual Archives Group) entitled “Chronology of Audiovisual Heritage

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Get involved in ICA’s Professional Programme!

ICA’s Programme Commission (PCOM) is inviting applications for two different opportunities: 

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“You hear my voice as a witness”: A Conversation and Reading with Afghan Writers Dr. Kawa Jobran and Ramin Mazhar

Join the ICA Section on Archives of Literature and Art for its second talk in a new series of speaking events prepared for the last quarter of the year. This project is supported by the International Council on Archives (ICA) through the Programme Commission | Register here

SAHR Tuesday Talks – Raymond Frogner: The Unmarked Burial Sites of Indian Residential Schools in Canada

SAHR Tuesday Talks – Raymond Frogner: The Unmarked Burial Sites of Indian Residential Schools in Canada

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SAE Workshop: Climate Change and Archival Education

We invite all the SAE members to the next workshop of the series entitle Archival Pedagogies. All the information about this workshop scheduled for the second week of December is provided below | Register here  

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

At the beginning of this month, a charity account to support archival institutions in Ukraine amidst Russian aggression against Ukraine, was created. This is an initiative from the State Archival Service of Ukraine, and it is aiming to help preserve the documentary heritage of Ukraine. 

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