The 21st conference is taking place in Madrid on 18 and 19 May 2010
On Tuesday, the Spanish Culture Minister, Ángeles González-Sinde, opened a conference of representatives of the national archive administrations of the EU’s Member States, known as the European Board of National Archivists. The meeting will be on until Wednesday at the Casón del Buen Retiro in Madrid. Rogelio Blanco, Director-General for Books, Archives and Libraries, also took part in the opening ceremony.
2009 EBNA Conference is taking place in Lund, Sweden, 13-14 October 2009
20th European Board of National Archivists (EBNA) meeting
Lund, Sweden, 13-14 October 2009
At Akademiska föreningen, Sandgatan 2, Lund
11:00 – 12:00
12:00 – 13:00
13:00 – 13:30
13:30 – 14:00
Mr. Tomas Lidman, Director General of the Swedish National Archives, Stockholm.
14:00 – 15:30
Private Archives in Scandinavia – a short history and overview of the present situation
Speaker: Mrs. Ann Hörsell, Head of the Department for Private archives, Swedish National Archives, Stockholm. Continue reading
The 19th conference is taking place in Prague, the Czech Republic 23rd-24th April 2009
The European Board of National Archivists (EBNA), the Department of the Archives Administration and Records Management of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic and the National Archives in Prague would like to invite members of the EBNA to the next meeting , in Prague, the Czech Republic.
RESOLUTION PASSED AT THE QUEBEC CITRA 2007
Whereas the increasing commercial value of archival records and the increasing risks of thefts which ensue, in archival institutions as well as by users in reading rooms
• to create a working group on issues relating to security and to support projects developed in this area, in cooperation with all concerned professions, including IFLA and ICOM;
• to work with libraries, museums, art galleries and other relevant institutions to create standards of good practice likely to prevent thefts of archives;
• to cooperate with national and international organizations and projects likely to contribute to prevent thefts of archives;
• to encourage governments and the judiciary and police services to consider the theft of archival records is as serious as that of art works.
European Board of National Archivists in Ljubljana, Slovenia April 9- April12 2008
16th Meeting of EBNA / European Board of National Archives
Beginning date: 2007-12-06
Ending date: 2007-12-07
Policy Area: Education, Youth and Culture
Venue: Lisbon, Meeting Centre of the Portuguese Presidency at the Atlantic Pavillion
Meeting type: Other Meetings and Events
The 15th conference is taking place in Berlin, Germany April 26-27th 2007
The Chair, Professor Dr. Hartmut Weber, President of the Bundesarchiv, opened
the meeting by welcoming all participants of the XV EBNA Conference to Berlin, in
particular the representatives from the two new EU member states, Bulgaria and
Romania. Mr. Weber expressed his special gratitude for the presence of the Minister
of State to The Federal Chancellor and Federal Government Commissioner for
Culture and Media, Mr Bernd Neumann, and asked Minister Neumann to hold the
keynote speech. Continue reading
UK Meeting of the European Board of National Archivists (EBNA)
The UK meeting of the European Board of National Archivists (EBNA) took place at The National Archives on
17 – 18 November 2005.
The conference was attended by representatives from 24 countries,including two non-EU countries (Norway and Switzerland). The two-day
programme, which opened with a keynote speech from Natalie Ceeney,Chief Executive of The National Archives, included a range of talks,
keynote speeches and lively and informative discussions from nationaland international speakers.
In her talk, Natalie highlighted the main challenges facing The National Archives and how as an organisation it is responding to these challenges.
Natalie also talked about how The National Archives has been working with European partners to promote the DLM (Document Lifecycle Management) Forum, monitoring the impact of EU Directives and advising on best practices for record management and archival networks.
2004 EBNA Conference was held in the Westbury Hotel, Dublin, on 21-22 April.
Ireland held the EU Presidency in the first half of 2004. Accordingly, a meeting of
EBNA was held in the Westbury Hotel, Dublin, on 21-22 April. Invitations were sent
to the National Archivists of the 15 existing Member States and the 10 Accession
States (the States that joined the EU in May 2004), and 21 States were represented at
the meeting. Observers from the European Commission and the International Council
on Archives were also present.
As the work of the expert group was nearing completion, and as many of those
attending the EBNA meeting were also members of the expert group, the meeting
was devoted mainly to an informal review of the work of the expert group and its
sub-groups. The meeting also received and discussed oral reports and
communications concerning the work of the DLM Monitoring Committee, the
European Council Resolution on Cinematographic Works, the European
Commission’s First Report on transposition of the Data Protection Directive, and
other matters of current interest.
Here what Director of the National Archives for 2004 said: