Thank you for helping us make archives accessible and empower our profession and communities!

The whole ICA team sends you its warmest greetings and best wishes for the New Year. We look forward to working with you on empowering archives and the profession in 2021! 

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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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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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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Thank you for helping us make archives accessible and empower our profession and communities!

The whole ICA team sends you its warmest greetings and best wishes for the New Year. We look forward to working with you on empowering archives and the profession in 2021! 

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Monday, December 14, 2020

EGSAH Bibliography

EGSAH is pleased to announce the publication of the bibliography on Displaced Archives and Shared Archival Heritage. This bibliography is a ‘work in progress’ which will be added to as further titles are identified.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

What is next? Africa Programme in 2021

2020 marks the end of phase 1 of the Africa Programme (AP). For 2021, the Africa Programme will begin its second phase, which will be led by two new coordinators: Dr. Cleophas Ambira, who will be responsible for liaising with the anglophone countries in Africa, and Prof. Basma Makhlouf Shabou, who will be in charge of working with the francophone African countries.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

Who are the Active New Professionals 2020?

We are delighted to present this new group of archivists and records managers who will be collaborating for the next year on projects of communications, advocacy and promotion of the profession.  

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

James Lowry steps down as Secretary of ICA’s Africa Programme

 

James Lowry, the Secretary of ICA’s award-winning Africa Programme, has stepped down after seven years of service. His generosity in providing his expertise and sharing his knowledge of the African...

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Monday, December 7, 2020

ICA Africa Programme's Digital Records Curation Programme won again! NDSA 2020 Innovation Awards

On November 12th, the ICA's Digital Records Curation Programme was one of the eight winners of the Innovation Awards 2020 offered by the National...

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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...

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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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Call for Papers “Archives, Ethics and Society”

The deadline for submissions is 18 January 2021. Authors will be notified by 8 March 2021 whether their paper has been accepted. 

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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