Call for Proposals Congress 2024

ICA is now accepting proposals for Congress 2024. Quadrennial Congresses are opportunities for the ICA as an organisation and the international archival and records community to reflect on work and progress carried out since the last congress. It is also an opportunity to...

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Disputed Archival Claims: An International Survey 2018/2019 is now published!

International Council on Archives’ (ICA) Expert Group on Shared Archival Heritage (EGSAH) has published the report ‘Disputed Archival Claims: An International Survey 2018/2019’ (in English and French). 

New Professionals Programme - 2020 Active New Professionals announced!

We received 98 applications from 46 countries, from which 87 were eligible and were assessed by a group of PCOM members and New Professionals Programme Alumni.  

The assessment...

ICA Roma 2022 Conference

The International Council on Archives is pleased to announce in collaboration with SOS Archivi, Symposia Srl that the 9th ICA conference will be held in 2022 in Rome from September 19th to 23rd.

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ICA first organisation granted observer status by the International Conference on Information Commissioners

The ICA will also be giving interim affiliate members status to ICIC, more information to come on this proposed new membership category.

2020 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

27 October 2020 | Theme: "Your Window to the World" | CCAAA Declaration: 2020 has been an exceptionally challenging year so far...

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Flash 40 is online for ICA members

The latest issue of Flash is now out! In it you will find an overview of the situation with regard to international cooperation over archives legislation and details of projects in which ICA is involved...

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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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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Call for Proposals Congress 2024

ICA is now accepting proposals for Congress 2024. Quadrennial Congresses are opportunities for the ICA as an organisation and the international archival and records community to reflect on work and progress carried out since the last congress. It is also an opportunity to...

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Looking ahead to Abu Dhabi, October 2021

As we have previously announced, the four-yearly ICA Congress in Abu Dhabi has been rescheduled from November 2020 to October 2021, as a result of the...

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Flash 40 is online for ICA members

The latest issue of Flash is now out! In it you will find an overview of the situation with regard to international cooperation over archives legislation and details of projects in which ICA is involved...

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Disputed Archival Claims: An International Survey 2018/2019 is now published!

International Council on Archives’ (ICA) Expert Group on Shared Archival Heritage (EGSAH) has published the report ‘Disputed Archival Claims: An International Survey 2018/2019’ (in English and French). 

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Press release of the International Council on Archives concerning the reclosure of access to the 1940-1970 archives stamped "secret"

Archives are the essential means of understanding history and the decisions and actions taken by governments. Removing access to archives compromises not only research, but also government accountability and transparency.

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

ICA becomes a member of the Climate Change Heritage Network

During this year’s International Archives Week, one of the themes explored was the impact of climate change on archives and the impact of archives on climate change. We worked with our partners ICOMOS and IFLA...

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

New Professionals Programme - 2020 Active New Professionals announced!

We received 98 applications from 46 countries, from which 87 were eligible and were assessed by a group of PCOM members and New Professionals Programme Alumni.  

The assessment...

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

FIDA Call for Projects 2021 - Deadline extended until Sunday 11 October

The deadline for submitting proposals for ICA/FIDA support for archival projects is extended for one more week!

We invite you to submit projects to the ICA Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA) that would...

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Friday, September 25, 2020

ICA-SUV AGM 2020

The International Council on Archive Section on University and Research Institution Archives would like to invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting which will be held on 30 September from 14.00-15.00 UK time (British Summer Time). The meeting will be held...

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Digital Records Curation Programme is a finalist on the Digital Preservation Awards 2020

We are very pleased to announce that ICA's Digital Records Curation Programme has been selected as one of the finalists for the "...

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2020 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

27 October 2020 | Theme: "Your Window to the World" | CCAAA Declaration: 2020 has been an exceptionally challenging year so far...

ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 to Friday, October 22, 2021

We are pleased to inform you of the new dates for the ICA Abu Dhabi Congress:19-22 October 2021 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre(ADNEC).

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