ICA Yaounde 2018 : Register Now !

“Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage”: 26 - 28 November. Register now

ICA Yaounde 2018 view of Yaounde, copyright ICA

Participate in the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2018!

On 27 October 2018, please join us in celebrating our audio-visual heritage, visit ccaaa.org/WDAVH2018 and add your own event.

WDA 2018, copyright CCAAA

2nd SPA Film Festival on Archives and Records Management:Submit your films!

For the second time SPA organizes the Film Festival on Archives and Records Management to promote archives and records management...

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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, October 22, 2018

Update: development of RiC-CM (Records in Contexts – Conceptual Model) and of RiC-O (Records in Contexts – Ontology)

EGAD held multiple teleconferences leading up to its face-to-face meeting in Rome, October 2017...


Thursday, October 11, 2018

HRWG Newsletter September 2018

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Volunteer opportunity : New Professionals Coordinator

Do you want to help guide the next generation of archivists and records managers? Deadline for applications: 19 October 2018


Monday, October 8, 2018

Invitation to participate in the World Digital Preservation Day

Organized by the DPC and supported by digital preservation networks around the globe, World Digital Preservation Day is open to participation across all sectors, from anyone interested in securing our digital legacy - members and non-members alike - and will showcase the daily activities of those involved with or contemplating digital preservation.


Monday, October 8, 2018

SPA News from Society of American Archivists: #AskAnArchivist Day

Each year, the Society of American Archivists promotes member participation in #AskAnArchivist Day, a day on which archivists around the U.S. take to Twitter to respond to questions tweeted with the hashtag...


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Participate in the survey on Displaced Archives conducted by EGSAH

ICA’s Expert Group on Shared Archival Heritage (EGSAH) is conducting an international survey on displaced archives. Deadline for answers: 9 December 2018


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Los Archivos Universitarios buscan visibilidad a través de la digitalización

Published by ABC.es, Spain, following the Section on University Archives Conference


Tuesday, October 2, 2018

ICA Yaounde 2018: Last chance to register with the Early Bird fees !

Early bird rates for the ICA Yaoundé 2018 conference will be available until October 5. After it will be too late ! REGISTER NOW


Monday, October 1, 2018

Flash 36 is online !

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


Wednesday, September 26, 2018

2nd SPA Film Festival on Archives and Records Management:Submit your films!

For the second time SPA organizes the Film Festival on Archives and Records Management to promote archives and records management...

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Featured events

PERSIST Symposium, Canberra, 3 October 2018

UNESCO Memory of the World, National Archives of Australia and International Council on Archives present a symposium:

Lost in the Cloud - Saving Humanity's Digital Documentary Heritage

ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference

Monday, November 26, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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ICCROM CollAsia - Conserving Photographic and Archival Collections

Thursday, November 22, 2018 to Thursday, December 13, 2018

22 November - 13 December 2018, Ho Chi Minh City University of Culture, HCMC, Vietnam

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Virtual Exhibition ICA 70

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