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.
All members are equally valued by ICA and benefit from being part of an international network where they can learn about professional practice, exchange views and news, seek help and give archives a strong profile in the international community.
1/ Unlimited access to all ICA website resources
2/ An exclusive subscription to ICA digital publications
3/ Free copies of the paper version of the international professional journal "Comma" and ICA twice-yearly newsletter "Flash"
4/ The possibility of financial support for their projects from the ICA and the Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA)
5/ Reduced rates for attendance at ICA-organized events
6/ The events and programmes organized in their region
7/ The chance to share their events with the international ICA community
8/ The opportunity to obtain support for their projects from around the world
9/ Access to an international network of highly committed experts
10/ The chance to participate to the International Archives Day and to communicate your events with worldwide professionals in the field of archives
"In working to improve the archive management, ICA contributes to the protection and enhancement of the memory of the world. With approximatively 1,900 members in 199 countries and territories, the Council's ethos is to harness the cultural diversity of its membership to deliver effective solutions and a flexible, imaginative profession"
David Leitch, ICA Secretary General (2008-2017)