The conference is organized by International Institute of Archival Science (IIAS) and University of the City of Maribor cooperating with the Forum of Slavic Cultures, the Historical Archives of the City of Ljubljana, the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia and Slovenian Research Agency and European Centre.
The Conference attended the leaders of republic and city archives from Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Russia, Republic of Srpska, Ukraine and Serbia. The discussed subjects were: New or restored buildings of the archive institutions for contemporary and future needs; New media for the records of the archive institutions.
On this occasion, starting organizational details regarding the preparation of the exhibition The capitals of Slavic countries through the archives were agreed. The exhibition will include presentation of records kept in the archive institutions of the capital cities of Slavic countries: Moscow, Warsaw, Kiev, Minsk, Prague, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Podgorica, Skopje and Sophia. The standing will be opened on May 6th, 2013 in the building of UNESCO in Paris. Dragan Gačić, the Director of the Archives, was appointed as a member of the Council for the exhibition organization managing the realization of the project.