Tuesday, June 15, 2010

National Archives (US) National Declassification Center Public Forum on June 23

The new National Declassification Center of the (US) National Archives will hold a public forum to discuss the draft prioritization plan on Wednesday June 23, 2010 at 2:00 pm At the National Archives Washington D.C. While the forum is open and free to the public *Advance registration is required* by June 18. Advance comments are welcome. A copy of the plan can be accessed at:
http://www.archives.gov/declassification/prioritization-plan.html

For those of you not familiar with the new National Declassification Center its mission is to align people, processes, and technologies to advance the declassification and public release of historically valuable permanent records while maintaining national security. More about the NDC may be found at its website: http://www.archives.gov/declassification/ The NDC also has a blog: http://blogs.archives.gov/ndc/

For more information on the public forum see
http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2010/nr10-102.html

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Director-at-large
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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