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SIO is the Section of International Organizations within the International Council on Archives (ICA). 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


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