Vanuatu National Archives Update

I just recently received an update from my colleagues in Vanuatu regarding the construction of the new National Library and National Archives building on the grounds of the Cultural Center in Port Vila. Here’s the new photo:

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An Opening Ceremony is slated to take place on August 23, 2013. I will keep you posted on any new developments.

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About islandculturearchivalsupport

Island Culture Archival Support (ICAS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of records pertaining to the cultural identity of island peoples in Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia whose national and public archives, libraries, cultural centers, and business organizations are underprivileged, underfunded, and understaffed. The specific purpose for which this nonprofit corporation was formed is to support the needs of these South Pacific cultural heritage institutions by helping to preserve and make accessible records created for business, accountability or cultural purposes. The organization will endeavor to add value by providing resources or volunteers to advise, train, and work among island residents to support their efforts in building their future and preserving their collective memory through the use of modern archival techniques.
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