International Archives Day

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International Archives Day 2023 observed.


  • 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.


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