The International Congress on Archives was held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, between 9 and 13 October 2023.
It brought together more than 3300 participants from 140 countries. The main theme of the Congress was ‘Empowering Knowledge Societies’.
During this Congress, Dr Charles J. Farrugia from the University of Malta's Department of Library Information & Archive Sciences presented a paper entitled ‘The Right to Be Remembered: from a legalistic to a humanitarian perspective’.
During the said week, Dr Farrugia chaired his last meeting as Chairperson of the European Branch of the International Council on Archives (EURBICA), following a tenure of 9 years.
The General Assembly of the said Congress held on 10 October 2023 elected Dr Farrugia to a new post as Member on the Evaluation Commission of the International Council on Archives.
Dr Charles J. Farrugia is Head of the Department of Library, Information and Archive Sciences within the Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences.