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The 33rd Session of the Section of International Organizations
 
The 33rd Session of the Section of International Organization

The 33rd Session of SIO will be Hosted by UN-Habitat under the theme Archives for development.

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

This is the first time the meeting is being held in Africa, and unlike the previous gatherings, the 33rd session participants list will include;

  • UN Agencies in Nairobi
  • UN Peace keeping missions in the region
  • Directors of National Archives of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania,
  • Members of the academia in Kenya
  • International NGOs in Nairobi
  • Africa Union




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