The Universal Declaration on Archives was adopted by the 36th Session of the UNESCO General Conference in November 2011. You can help promote this key document by signing the UDA online. Register and share the link widely to raise awareness.
The Declaration was developed by a special working group of the International Council on Archives and has been endorsed by the ICA as a key pillar of its outreach and advocacy strategy. Available in 25 languages, it marks an important step in improving understanding and awareness of archives among the general public and key decision-makers. It is a powerful, succinct statement of the relevance of archives in modern society.