Closing of the ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference

The ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference ended yesterday with the Closing Ceremony,  chaired by the Cameroon's Arts and Culture Minister and the ICA President. The ICA Yaounde 2018 Resolutions will be available shortly.

ICA Yaounde 2018 view of Yaounde, copyright ICA

The latest issue of Comma is online for members!

The latest issue of Comma, dedicated to Literary Archives, is available online for members. Follow this link to read it

Chancery registers of the Crown of Aragon, provided by ACA-Archivo de la Corona de Aragón, copyright Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte, Spain

UNESCO Persist Symposium – Lost in the Cloud

The UNESCO Persist Symposium – Lost in the Cloud, held on Wednesday 3 October 2018 in Canberra, Australia was a joint initiative of the National Archives of Australia, the International Council on Archives and UNESCO...

UNESCO PERSIST Symposium, Canberra, 3 october 2018
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Saturday, December 8, 2018

#Standup4humanrights - 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

The Human Rights Working Group will join the celebrations to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The UDHR was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on December 10th 1948 and it represents a milestone...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

UNESCO Persist Symposium – Lost in the Cloud

The UNESCO Persist Symposium – Lost in the Cloud, held on Wednesday 3 October 2018 in Canberra, Australia was a joint initiative of the National Archives of Australia, the International Council on Archives and UNESCO...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Nomination of three new Fellows of ICA

The General Assembly nominated Mr Gérard Ermisse, Mr Carol Couture and Mr Jonathan Rhys-Lewis as Fellows of ICA, to acknowledge and celebrate these three great professionals.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Closing of the ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference

The ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference ended yesterday with the Closing Ceremony,  chaired by the Cameroon's Arts and Culture Minister and the ICA President. The ICA Yaounde 2018 Resolutions will be available shortly.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

ICA Executive Board Meeting in Yaoundé

The ICA Executive Board was held on Sunday 25 November in Yaounde’s Palais des Congrès. The Executive Board discussed the organisation’s strategic directions which will contribute to the creation of the 2019-2022 strategic plan...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

ICA 2018 General Assembly

ICA’s General Assembly was held on Monday 26 November at the Palais des Congrès in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The General Assembly heard reports from the President and the Vice-Presidents...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

PCOM Meeting in Yaoundé

ICA Governance meetings were held on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November in Yaoundé, Cameroon, before the opening of the Annual Conference. Members of the Programme Commission gathered to discuss the Programme’s achievements and its strategy for the future.

Normand Charbonneau, Vice-...

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Opening of the ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference

“Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage”: 26 - 28 November. Follow the Conference progress on Twitter and Facebook

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Sunday, November 25, 2018

Survey on Displaced Archives conducted by EGSAH - Extended Deadline

ICA’s Expert Group on Shared Archival Heritage (EGSAH) is conducting an international survey on displaced archives. Deadline for answers: 15 January 2019

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Seminar on Managing Municipal Archives in Colombo

Laura Taylor (City of London) and Bart Ballaux (City of Rotterdam) led a very popular Seminar on Managing Municipal Archives in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 6 and 7 September. Over 300 people attended over the 2 days.

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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

The ICA Annual Conference in Yaoundé is opening today. Follow the Conference progress on Twitter and Facebook

ICCROM CollAsia - Conserving Photographic and Archival Collections

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

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