International Archives Week #IAW2023

Do you know why 9 June is International Archives Day? 9 June was chosen to commemorate the date ICA was created under the auspices of UNESCO in 1948. This was decided at the 2007 ICA Annual General Meeting, but it wasn’t until 2019 that the ICA expanded the event to an entire week.

This year, it will be our fifth International Archives Week (#IAW2023) and it will be special: 2023 marks our 75th anniversary. That is why from Monday 5 to Friday 9 June 2023, we will celebrate #75YearsICA of dedicated work to promote the importance of records and archives, and our profession.

The planned activities for this week aim bringing different voices to reflect on ICA’s history, opening and igniting discussions on its future and vision, and celebrating with a spirit of cooperation the achievements and contributions of those who have helped creating the diverse international professional network that is the ICA.

Our ICA members and extended community are our main guests to be part of our #IAW2023 programming, so join us to celebrate #75YearsICA of international influence, #75YearsICA of building a global community of #ArchivesUnited, and #75YearsICA of future collaborations to advocate on the impact of the archival sector in the contemporary societies.


Thanks to our main sponsor, Family Search, who made the #IAW2023 and our #75YearsICA celebrations possible. 

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