International Council on Archives (ICA)

Conseil international des archives
Consejo Internacional de Archivos
Internationaler Archivrat

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URL: http://www.ica.org/

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Founded

1948-06 Paris France

History

Founded Jun 1948, Paris (France), by professional archivists meeting under the auspices of UNESCO. Definitively established, Aug 1950, Paris, at 1st S-XS2324 - International Archives Congress. Constitution adopted at the Inaugural Meeting of the Provisional Council, convened by UNESCO, 9-11 Jun 1948; amended by Constituent Assembly on 20 Aug 1950, and by General Assemblies on: 16 Aug 1960; 1 Sep 1964; 3 Sep 1968; 25 Aug 1972; 29 Sep 1976; 19 Sep 1980; 19-21 Sep 1984; 24-26 Aug 1988. Constitution revised and adopted at General Assembly on 7-11 Sep 1992; amended by General Assembly on 4-7 Sep 1996; amended and approved by General Assembly 22-26 Sep 2000, Seville (Spain); amended and adopted by General Assembly Aug 2004, Vienna (Austria); amended and approved at Annual General Meeting, Nov 2007; amended and adopted by General Assembly Aug 2012, Brisbane (Australia). Previously also known under the French acronym CIA.

Aims

Promote the management and use of records and archives and the preservation of the archival heritage of humanity worldwide, through sharing of experience, research and ideas on professional archival and records management matters and on management and organization of archival institutions.

Events

2020-11-15 | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Quadrennial International Congress on Archives

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Structure

General Meeting (annual); Executive Board (meets annually); Elected Officer-Holders Meeting. Commissions (2): Audit; Programme. U-XF6113 - Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA).

Regional branches (13):

Sections (12):

  • Archival Education and Training (SAE);
  • Notarial Records (SAN);
  • Architectural Records (SAR);
  • Business Archives (SBA);
  • International Organizations (SIO);
  • Archives of Faith Traditions (SAFT);
  • Literature and Art Archives (SLA);
  • Local, Municipal and Territorial Archives (SMLT);
  • Professional Associations (SPA);
  • Sports Archives (SPO);
  • Archives of Parliaments and Political Parties (SPL);
  • University and Research Institution Archives (SUV).

Others (8):

  • Expert Group on Archival Description (EGAD);
  • Working Group on Archives and Human Rights (HRWG);
  • Working Group on Intellectual Property (WGIP);
  • Photographic and Audiovisual Archives Group (PAAG);
  • Publications Review Working Group (PWRG);
  • Archive Buildings and Environment (EGABE);
  • Advocacy (AEG);
  • International Journal on Archives (COMMA).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

XB1766

Last News

2018

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