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...

Notre Dame de Paris, copyright Bertrand Guay, AFP, 15 april 2019

International Archives Week: 3-9 June 2019

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International Archives Week: 3-9 June 2019

Draft International Standard ISO 16175 (formerly ICA-Req) released for ICA members comments

Access the draft versions of the updated ISO 16175 standard - ICA members only, and send your comments to ICA's liaison to ISO, Adrian Cunningham, before the end of April.

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Flash 37 is online

The latest issue of Flash, ICA's twice-yearly Newsletter, is online for ICA members!

Access the members only space and download this issue dedicated to ICA's historic conference in Yaounde.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Scheduled maintenance operation on the Website

The website will be under maintenance for 2 hours today early in the afternoon (Paris Hour GMT+2). We are sorry for the inconvenience. The ICA Team

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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!

Click here to check available translated versions

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Flash 37 is online

The latest issue of Flash, ICA's twice-yearly Newsletter, is online for ICA members!

Access the members only space and download this issue dedicated to ICA's historic conference in Yaounde.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

المؤتمر السنوي للمجلس الدولي للأرشيف 2018- يــاوندي

انعقدت الندوة السنوية للمجلس الدولي للأرشيف خلال الفترة الممتدة من 24 إلى 28 نوفمبر 2018 بالعاصمة الكاميرونية ياوندي تحت عنوان " الأرشيف، الحكامة ذاكرة وتراث" حيث جرت المراسم الرسمية لافتتاح هذه الندوة تحت رئاسة الوزير الأول ورئيس الحكومة الكاميروني السيد فيليمون يانق، الممثل...

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Argentina: Derechos Humanos y Participación Ciudadana!

Archivos Abiertos: Por la Memoria, la Historia y los Derechos.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Anthea Seles’ presentation on Artificial Intelligence and Archives

The Secretary General was invited to give the keynote speech at the Conference of the French Ministry of Economy and Finance’s Archives Correspondents, and discussed the impact of artificial Intelligence and machine learning on information and archives  management.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Draft International Standard ISO 16175 (formerly ICA-Req) released for ICA members comments

Access the draft versions of the updated ISO 16175 standard - ICA members only, and send your comments to ICA's liaison to ISO, Adrian Cunningham, before the end of April.

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