CARBICA is the premier regional body for the promotion and development of Archives.

Carbica, the Caribbean Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives is part of a bigger network, the International Council on Archives (ICA) which works closely with UNESCO. ICA has more than 1700 members in over 180 countries, which makes it truly international.

MIGAN - Memory of the Islands / A Gateway for Archival Networking

It is a webportal that gives access to the archival resources of the Caribbean. In its full achievement, it will connect all Caribbean archival institutions in a common data base, and give access to digital archival contents and full descriptions of fonds and collections kept throughout the Caribbean. It already aims at providing a detailed directory of public Caribbean archives.

CHEN - Caribbean Heritage Emergency Network

A network of experts and professionals who are willing to save and preserve the Caribbean Heritage, provide training, and carry out response missions in affected areas.

Become a Member

As a member you will have access to our login portal where you can find important information and downloadable documents. Your membership will also enable you to join us in all the activities and events that are sponsored by the Association. Remember that these events are only open to fully subscribed members of CARBICA, so we encourage you to renew your membership early.

News & Events

Invitation to CARBICA XII: “Get Yuh House in Orda!“: Aligning Caribbean Archives and Records for Digital (And) Sustainable Futures.

January 24, 2023

The quadrennial term of office for the current Executive Council comes to an end in March 2023. In accordance with the Constitution of CARBICA, a General Assembly is being called for, inter alia, the election of a new Executive Council and to meet, as is customary, in conference as an association. OFFICIAL NOTICE QUADRENNIAL GENERAL…

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Call for Nominations to CARBICA Executive Committee 2023-2027

January 24, 2023

TO ALL MEMBERS OF CARBICA: Call for Nominations to Executive Committee Caribbean Archives Association (CARBICA) Nominations are invited for all posts of the CARBICA Executive Committee 2023-2027. Click on the link below for more information: 2023 CARBICA CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

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Season Greetings & Best Wishes for 2023!

December 16, 2022

Dear CARBICANs, Trust you are all well! Now that we have arrived at the end of this calendar year, we have the privilege of looking back and thanking you for all your support during the year. CARBICA excelled–albeit very quietly and unassumingly, this year! From providing training in cultural heritage protection in St Vincent and the…

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Sharon Alexander-Gooding: Category D Representative on ICA EB

July 21, 2022

I am pleased to share with you that our colleague and friend Sharon Alexander-Gooding has applied for the position of Representative (Category D) on the Executive Board of the ICA, see flyer attached.Sharon is a longstanding member of both the ICA and CARBICA and has offered distinguished service in several international fora, organizations and institutions. …

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ICA PRESIDENTIAL VOTE: RITA TJIEN-FOOH

July 13, 2022

I am pleased to share with you that Ms Rita Tjien-Fooh, our Immediate Past President, is a Nominee for election to the office of President, International Council on Archives (ICA), 2022-2026. Rita’s nomination is a first for our region (and branch, CARBICA). Please see Ms Rita Tjien-Fooh CURRICULUM VITAE

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Webinar series National Archives Suriname, Curacao and Aruba on

February 1, 2022

Webinar series National Archives Suriname, Curacao and Aruba on

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Carbica News February 2021

December 9, 2021

Carbica News February 2021

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CHEN Proposal for Mobile Conservation Lab in the Caribbean

November 5, 2021

CHEN Proposal for Mobile Conservation Lab in the Caribbean

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CARBICA Webinar Recovery on the St Vincent Volcano Eruption

October 15, 2021

CARBICA Webinar Recovery on the St Vincent Volcano Eruption

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Carbica News January / February 2020

January 9, 2020

Carbica News January / February 2020

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