- It is an international day to create awareness of the importance of archives and other records.
- 2023 marks the 75th anniversary of ICA/ International Council on Archives.
- International Council on Archives
- It is an international NGO created on June 9th, 1948.
- Paris, France
- It held its 1st assembly in 1950- this assembly saw the release of the council’s 1st journal, Archivum.
- The National Archives of India is a constituent member of the ICA.
- Observed on June 9th of every year.
- Resolution for the observation was adopted at the International Congress in Vienna, in 2004.
- At the 2007 ICA Annual General Meeting, June 9th was chosen to commemorate the date of creation of ICA.