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Preservation And Dissemination Of Ibero-America’s Documentary Heritage
Cristina Díaz Martínez
Iberarchivos – Programa ADAI was set up in 1999 as a result of the 8th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Governments of 1998. This Programme is oriented towards the development of projects that enable the preservation and dissemination of Ibero-America’s documentary heritage and the training of specialized employees to manage the archives. It also focuses on collaboration between archivists in Ibero-American countries to encourage a common work methodology, the purpose of which is to strengthen long-term links between Ibero-American archives, improve conservation and access to documentary heritage.
In addition to her post in the General Sub-Directorate of State Archives, Cristina is also the technical unit coordinator of Iberarchivos-ADAI Program. She had previously worked in the Historical Archives of the European Parliament, in the Portal of Spanish Archives, in the archives of the Spanish General Directorate of Railways and in the General Archives of Simancas. She has a degree in Geography and History from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Master’s Degree in Archival Science of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
Head, International Cooperation Service, State Archives
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