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 Records, Archives, Document and Item Management [RADIM]

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WGARM versions or drafts

Related Documents WGARM Documents registered in WGARM Document Repository [to be updated]

Budget and cost estimate related documents

Discussion of Metadata Standards -  UNPO Documents related to Metadata Standard

Rules, Regulations, Policies, Procedures and Standards See also related : Common Service Policy, Procedure and Process Documents:
Sample Record Series Lists& Forms
Global File Title & Classification Plans and Codes Ten Main Functions may be useful for Grouping or Classification of Series Records -  Functional Groupings with description or examples of Sub functions or series. Agreed by five PO in NY. Part of Appraisal Decision Assistance Project. this is reformat of wgarm02165


See also the CS Generic Record & Archive Series as part of initial ADA Phase 1 for review during DAP Phase 1

Sample Retention & Destruction Schedules  
Training Materials  
Projects:& Consultancies

Joint Projects - Sharing Outcomes

  • ICTB -Task Force on Sharing Knowledge of the Secretariat Internally and Externally cooperation of WGARM - Task Initiation Document  = Preservation and Disposal of Digital Records to use the outcomes of two related projects managed by the Working Group on Archives and Records Management (WGARM) :A. Development of Strategic Plan for UNPOs Digital Archives Programme .B. Records Appraisal Decision Assistance Project

DAP Project Manager related Documents including 2004-2005 Cost sharing from UNPOs [UN/CS/RAI/USAA/DB01/2004-00187]

Projects on Hold pending results of Digital Archives and Appraisal Decision Assistance Projects

  • Issues related to Prioritizing Digitization of Records [2004-2005]
  • Vital Records identification & Protection [2004-2005]
  • Disaster & Recovery Plan [2004-2006]
  • Approach for Integrated Records,  Documents and Archives
  • Field advice draft to be revisited and updated based on experience with pilots in 2005-2008

Previous Projects

  • ICA/SIO UNESCO Web page http://www.unesco.org/archives/guide
  •  UN/ACC/1997/ISCC/4 _ Annex II of 12  November 1997 "Strategies for Implementing Document Management Technology"
  • UN/ACC/1998/ISCC/12: 30 June 1998 "Executive Statement of the ACC regarding Migration to Contemporary Document Management
PA Organization Structure  
Meeting Agendas, Status Reports & Recommendations
  • 1997 Meetings etc
    • 1997 Establishment of WGARM and Recommendations, reports and proposed action Plans
    • 19 ARM Functional or Service Areas UN/CS/WG/ARM/1997-001 Annex 2
  • 1998 - 1999 Meetings etc.
    • Statement of Work related to Strategic Plan for Digital Archives prepared
    • Review of functional requirements for Records Center and Archival storage as part of planning for move of the UN Archives
  • 2000 - 2001 Meetings etc.
    • Selection of Site and move to two new locations for UN archives and Records Center. Possible home for CS Archive Research Center
    • Appraisal Decision Assistance Consultancy Proposed and Approved
    • SOW for Strategic Plan for Digital Archives proposed for revision
  • 2002 - 2003 Meetings etc
  • 2004-2005 Meetings
WGARM Membership


List of Representatives, Alternates and Observers

 Notes on Composition and definition of representative, alternate and observer

Links see also:

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