International Cartographic Association (ICA)

Association Cartographique Internationale (ACI)
Asociación Cartografica Internacional (ACI)
Internationale Kartographische Vereinigung (IKV)

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1959-06-09 Bern Switzerland


Founded 1959, preparatory conferences having been held: 1956, Stockholm (Sweden); 1957, Chicago IL (USA); 1958, Mainz (Germany FR). Statutes adopted at 1st General Assembly, 30 May 1961, Paris (France).


Advance study of problems in cartographic and geographical information science; initiate and coordinate cartographic and GIS research involving cooperation among different nations; exchange ideas and documents; further training in cartography and GIS; encourage disseminating cartography knowledge.


2023-08-13 | Cape Town, South Africa – Conference
2021-11 | London, UK – Conference

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General Assembly of Delegates (every 4 years, at Conference); Executive Committee; Commissions (28); Working Groups (4); Committees (3).


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GOAL 15: Life on Land



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