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International Council on Archives

Web del International Council on Archives, secció de les Universitats i Investigació, que inclou directrius sobre els arxius de la ciència i la tecnologia contemporànies.

Archives constitute the memory of nations and of societies, shape their identity, and are a cornerstone of the information society. By providing evidence of human actions and transactions, archives support administration and underlie the rights of individuals, organisations and states. By guaranteeing citizens’ rights of access to official information and to knowledge of their history, archives are fundamental to democracy, accountability and good governance.


The mission of International Council on Archives is to promote the preservation and use of archives around the world. In pursuing this mission, ICA works for the protection and enhancement of the memory of the world and to improve communication while respecting cultural diversity.




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