Press - Archives annual Conference: Preparations in Cameroon

The Ministry of Arts of Culture would like to inform national and international parties that it is proceeding on behalf of The Government of Cameroun, represented by the Ministry of Arts of Culture signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the International Council on Archives, represented by the Secretary General on Wednesday, May 9th at 15:00 at the National Museum.

This Memorandum relates to the organisation of the International Council on Archives’ first conference on African soil, taking place between 24th-30th November, 2018, at the Palais de Congrès, under the very high patronage of the President of the Republic. The theme is ‘Archives : Governance, memory and heritage’, and the main outcomes for these meetings is to position archives as levers for African development.

The programme is expected to include activities such as meetings between archivists, decision-makers and funders on topics related to ‘Pan African archival challenges’ as well as practical records management training and preservation in the digital age.

Signature MOU ICA Yaounde 2018, press release