International Archives Day 2018

It’s that time year again to celebrate International Archives Day (IAD)- June 9, 2018. Here’s the official announcement from the International Council on Archives (ICA) President, David Fricker:

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As you noticed, the theme of this year’s event is “Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage” that is based on the ICA Yaoundé Conference 2018 which will take place in Yaounde, Cameroon from 26 to 28 November 2018.

An interactive map showcasing ICA member institutions and their specific activities for this special day can be found on the ICA Website. Click here to view the interactive map.

Good luck to all the participating archives throughout the world!

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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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