MIGAN - Memory of the Islands: gateway for archival networking

Responsible bodies

Caribbean regional branch of ICA (



The MIGAN project supports resolution 7 from the 2006 CITRA encouraging countries with a common heritage to share it through information technologies, as well as drawing on UNESCOs guidelines, in particular the Memory of the World and Literacy programmes.

More so than other regions of the world blessed with ancient establishments, supported by close-by research centers, with a tradition of production and distribution of research tools, Caribbean archives need to make their heritage accessible quickly for a community of researchers dispersed throughout the world. The CARBICA project must also benefit from the convergence of initiatives brought by many of its members and already in the process of realization.


A portal enabling online access to resources of Caribbean archives  

Completion date

Early 2012