Call for Office Bearers 2018

Call for Nominations 2018 to fill following Executive Board positions: President, Vice-President Finance and Vice-President Programme. 

ALA-ICA Mexico Conference 2017, crowd General Assembly

ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference

“Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage”: 26 to 28 November

For more practical information regarding the Conference, please,click here.

ICA Yaounde 2018, Archives nationales du Cameroun, extérieur
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International Council on Archives

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, June 19, 2018

Cameroon National Archives celebrated International Archives Day 2018!

From June 12 to June 16, 2018, the National Archives of Cameroon host an Exhibition named "Memory and Heritage Archivists of Cameroon" under the patronage of the Minister of Arts and Culture...


Sunday, June 17, 2018

CARBICA's participation in the ACH conference

Caribbean representatives attended the 50th Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians (ACH), held at the University of the West Indies Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI) from June 10-15.

On Monday 12 June, a panel of historians discussed the topic ‘...


Tuesday, June 12, 2018

HRWG Newsletter May 2018

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

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Monday, June 11, 2018

ARBICA -2017

لمحه موجزة بأنشطة الفرع الإقليمي العربي لعام 2017  

     استضافت هيئة الوثائق والمحفوظات الوطنية في سلطنة عمان أعضاء الفرع اﻹقليمي للمجلس الدولي للأرشيف وذلك للمشاركة في ندوة متخصصة بعنوان نحو المعايير الأرشيفية ، ونفذ البرنامج...

Friday, June 8, 2018

70 years of international influence - Virtual Exhibition

No more secrets.


Friday, June 8, 2018

Announcement of the SPA Film Festival on Archives and Records Management 2nd edition

International Council on Archives (ICA), Section of Professional Associations (SPA) is proud to announce that during the 2019 ICA Annual Conference SPA is  hosting the second Film Festival on Archives and Records Management. The theme is advocacy.


Friday, June 8, 2018

Happy International Archives Day!

This is the time for us to recognise the work of archivists across the world and promote the value that archives bring to people everywhere...


Wednesday, June 6, 2018

International Archives Day Programme 2018!

Discover hereunder all the activities on the interactive map of the IAD:


Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Joint ICA-ARA statement on 2019

After discussion and careful consideration, the International Council on Archives and the Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland) have decided not to offer a joint conference in 2019...


Monday, June 4, 2018

David Fricker, ICA President, at the international Conference on Business Archives in Beijing, China

From May 16 to 17, the International Conference on Business Archives was held in Beijing under the theme of “Archives Facilitate Enterprise Innovation and Development”.

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Featured events

International Archives Day 9 June 2018

The International Council on Archives invites you to celebrate the International Archives Day on Saturday 9 June 2018!

ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference

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

“Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage”: 26 to 28 November

For more practical information regarding the Conference, please,click here.

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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