Friday, January 20, 2017

Annual Meeting of SIO/ICA. Arusha (Tanzania), 8-10 May 2017

If you're interested in archives of International Organizations , you should really consider joining us in Arusha from 8 to 10 of May 2017.

SIO is the Section of International Organizations of the International Council of Archives.Within ICA's general objectives of working for the advancement of archives through international co-operation, SIO aims at:
  • promoting professional and scholarly co-operation and communication between archives and archivists of international organizations;
  • achieving recognition of the existence and value of archive services within international organizations;
  • achieving recognition of the professional status of archivist for the international civil servants in charge of archives, and to assist their basic and continuing training;
  • studying the question of preservation, appraisal and description of archives of international organizations;
  • developing access to archives of international organizations;
  • promoting co-operation with historians and the research community.

Tom Adami and his team of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals ( will be our hosts this year. The meeting itself will take place from 08 May until 10 May 2017 at the fantastic new premises of the MICT in Arusha, Tanzania (

We are preparing an exciting meeting with a stimulating one day workshop followed by presentations / speeches from our colleagues . You will meet in Arusha the who is who of archives of International Organizations.

Later this month we will provide a draft agenda and more,information on hotels, etc.

I hope to meet you all in Arusha for a succesful and inspiring meeting.

Gustavo Castaner, SIO/ICA Chair

Not a member of SIO? Join ICA for an annual membership fee of 100 € a year, request membership in our Section and come to Arusha to meet with us!




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