[Last update: 7 June 2013]
9 June: Archives paving the way for the future
9 June is International Archives Day. Our Organisation holds some real treasures in its archives, and many staff base their work on this wealth of knowledge all year round. Researchers, academics and journalists come from every part of the world to consult our archives, with the assistance of our reception team.
The keeping of archives being a statutory requirement, it is a matter of concern to preserve them so that they can be accessed and used in good conditions. Integrated management is therefore gradually being introduced, through the Document and Records Management System project.
Below are two sequences showing the processes used to preserve and digitise our archives:
And below are some audio-visual curiosities restored and digitised:
For more information:
- Article about International Archives Day at the Council of Europe in 2011
- ICA (International Council on Archives)