ICA Annual Report 2020

We are pleased to present to the ICA members and the archival community the ICA Annual Report 2020

ICA Abu Dhabi Congress Postponed to 2023

Given the continued uncertainty presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken the decision to delay the Abu Dhabi Congress to October 2023.

Waiting for #ICARoma2022, Lightning Talks Series

In anticipation of the 2022 ICA Conference in Rome, ICA is pleased to share a new lightning talks series, ‘Waiting for #ICARoma2022.’ Talks will take place every Tuesday between 17:00-18:30 CET and will run from March 9 2021- 29 June 2021 and will return in September 2021.

International Archives Week, 7-11 June 2021

From Monday 7 to Friday 11 June 2021, we will celebrate the third International Archives Week #IAW2021 and this year’s theme will be #EmpoweringArchives.  

Empowering Archives and the Profession 2021-2024 - ICA’s New Strategic Plan

ICA is pleased to announce that it’s new strategic plan was approved at the first virtual Annual General Assembly on Monday 16 November 2020. The plan reflects the views and opinions shared during the campaign...

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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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Friday, April 30, 2021

ICA Abu Dhabi Congress Postponed to 2023

Given the continued uncertainty presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken the decision to delay the Abu Dhabi Congress to October 2023.

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

ICA Annual Report 2020

We are pleased to present to the ICA members and the archival community the ICA Annual Report 2020

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Monday, April 26, 2021

It’s April 26th — Celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2021!

Every April 26, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) marks World IP Day to increase understanding of intellectual property and its role in supporting innovation and creativity. 

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Flash 41 is online for ICA members

The latest issue of Flash is now out! In this edition, we reflected on last year’s social media campaign, #AnArchiveIs.

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Friday, April 16, 2021

Remembering Dr Charles Kecskemeti

It is with great sadness that ICA announces the passing of Dr Charles Kecskemeti on the 2 April 2021. ICA extends its sincere condolences to his family and friends. 

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Friday, April 16, 2021

First EGATTT Meeting in 2021

EGATTT members will meet virtually for the first time on 16 April. In this session, the group will review the group's action plan, discuss various projects and the ongoing and future training activities and partnerships, and finally, the group will talk about their participation in the ICA...

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Call for papers SLMT Webinar

Ambitions for Online Services in City and Regional Archives

The ICA Section on Local Municipal and Territorial Archives are hosting a webinar in June 2021 on the development of online services in City and Regional Archives. The pace of these developments has changed...

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Monday, April 5, 2021

ICA Governance Meetings 2021

In 2020, the ICA governance meetings (Executive Board and Programme Commission), were held virtually bringing together members from all over the world. In 2021, due to the current circumstances, the ICA will host these meetings in the same format to discuss key topics for the year.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

#IAW2021 and #EmpoweringArchives Launch

From Monday 7 to Friday 11 June 2021, we will celebrate the third International Archives Week #IAW2021 and this year’s theme, #EmpoweringArchives. We are inviting archival and records management professionals and organizations to join us in a virtual conversation on the topic of...

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Section on Archives and Human Rights Book Launch, 24 March 2021

June 24 is the United Nations' Day dedicated to the Right to Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims, and ICA is pleased to announce the release of Archives and Human Rights edited by members of the Section on Archives and Human Rights.

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Making the Intangible Tangible / ICA-SBA-Conference 2021

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 to Friday, June 4, 2021

Save the Date: "Making the Intangible Tangible": ICA-SBA-Conference 2021, 2 June - 4 June 2021

International Archives Week #IAW2021: #EmpoweringArchives!

Monday, June 7, 2021 to Friday, June 11, 2021

From Monday 7 to Friday 11 June 2021, we will celebrate the third International Archives Week #IAW2021 and this year’s theme will be #EmpoweringArchives. We are inviting archival...

Waiting for #ICARoma2022: Lightning Talks Series

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 to Tuesday, June 29, 2021

In anticipation of the 2022 ICA Conference in Rome, ICA is pleased to share a new lightning talks series, ‘Waiting for #ICARoma2022.’ Talks will take place every Tuesday between 17:00-18:30 CET and will run from March 9 2021- 29 June 2021 and will return in September 2021.

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