Forum of National Archivists - FAN


The Forum of National Archivists (FAN) consists of all those institutional members which are central archive directorates or national archival institutions, as set out in article 4.1.a.
It meets within the framework of the ICA Annual Conference and develops high-level strategic...


Expert Group on Archival Description - EGAD

For the term 2012-2016, the EGAD is charged with developing a formal conceptual model for archival description that identifies and defines the essential components of archival description and their interrelations to promote a shared understanding of archival description, to facilitate the...


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International Council on Archives

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.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

اجتماع المكتب التنفيذي بالفرع الاقليمي العربي في الرياض


ترأس سعادة الدكتور حمد بن محمد الضوياني رئيس هيئة الوثائق والمحفوظات الوطنية بسلطنة عمان ورئيس الفرع الإقليمي اجتماع الفرع الإقليمي العربي للمجلس الدولي للإرشيف بـالرياض على هامش المؤتمر الدولي   اﻟــﺬي ﻧﻈﻤــﻪ اﻟﻤﺮﻛــﺰ اﻟﻮﻃﻨــﻲ ﻟﻠﻮﺛﺎﺋــﻖ...


Thursday, January 17, 2019

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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Vous n'êtes pas encore membre de l'ICA : Vous êtes membre de l'ICA et vous souhaitez renouveler votre adhésion : Si vous étiez en cours d'inscription et que vous n'avez pas encore complété votre adhésion :

The ICA believes that effective records and...


Thursday, May 17, 2018

ARBICA in EB meetings in Vincennes

This is ARBICA's report on the EB meetings. Available in Arabic only.


Thursday, May 3, 2018

ICA President meets France Head of State Emmanuel Macron



Wednesday, September 27, 2017

HRWG Newsletter August 2017

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter of August is now released! 

Available in English Spanish, and French


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

ICA expresses its solidarity with Mexico and ongoing disaster relief

The ICA’s Elected Officers, Executive Board, and Secretariat wish to express their deep concern about the second earthquake in Mexico...


Monday, September 18, 2017

London Metropolitan Archives Newsletter

Welcome to the 30th issue (2017, no.3) of the London Metropolitan Archives quarterly newsletter.

The newsletter contains articles on new collections, recently catalogued material, discoveries within existing collections and service improvements



Monday, September 18, 2017

ALA-ICA Conference: Early Bird Registration period extended to 30 September

ICA and its partner ALA have put together a very attractive professional programme for this year’s Annual Conference in Mexico City from 27 to 29 November.  It includes stimulating key-note speakers, distinguished professional practitioners and presentations of ICA’s many current initiatives and...


Monday, September 18, 2017

Deadline Extended - ICA Mini Bursary for Latin American New Professionals

You are a New Professional from Latin-America? Apply now for the ALA-ICA Conference Mini-Bursary! Deadline extended to 30 September

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Yaounde Conference 2018

Saturday, November 25, 2017 to Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Early Bird Registration extended to 30 September. - register today!

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2017

" It’s your story – don’t lose it " is the theme of this year's celebration of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (27 October).

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Virtual Exhibition ICA 70

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