|A number of representatives of foreign state archives paid visits to Belgrade to mark the Day of the Archives of Yugoslavia and its 50th anniversary. They included, among others, Vladimir Yeromchenko, one of the Deputy Heads of the State Archival Service of the Russian Federation, and Costin Fenesan, Director of the National Archives of Romania. As a result of their visits, the earlier signed Protocol on the Main Thrusts of Cooperation between the Archives of Yugoslavia and the State Archival Service of the Russian Federation was extended for the next five years while the Agreement on Inter-Archival Cooperation between the Archives of Yugoslavia and the National Archives of Romania was extended for the next two years|
|The Archives of Yugoslavia was visited by Collin Keiser, Head of the UNESCO Department for South East Europe and the Middle East, Division for Cultural Property and on May 16, 2000 by the archival delegations of the Russian Federation, of the United Moscow Archives, the Republic of Macedonia and Republika Srpska.|
|The Archives of Yugoslavia agreed with the Federal Archival Service of the Russian Federation to continue work on research into the archivalia as set out in the Cooperation Protocol signed by the two institutions. The research was conducted at the Foreign Policy Archives of the Russian Federation in order for the Archives of Yugoslavia to complete its own holdings.|
The representatives of the Embassy of Syria in Yugoslavia also visited the Archives of Yugoslavia. This was followed by the activity to select the documents to be put on display at the Exhibition in Damascus at which the Archives of Yugoslavia was due to take part. The Archives of Yugoslavia was further visited by the Ambassador of People's Republic of China in Belgrade and by the Adviser of the Embassy of the Russian Federation.
|A delegation of the Archives of Yugoslavia took part in the proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Archives in a two-fold capacity: at the Congress - as a member of the world community of archives; and at the General Assembly of the International Archival Council - as an A-category member. The main theme of the Congress was "The New Millenium and the Archives in the Information Society". The Director of the Archives of Yugoslavia took part in the discussion by making a contribution on the paper: JMD Guanter "The Place of Archives in Legal Instruments". The delegation of the Archives of Yugoslavia made use of its time at the Congress to exchange expert views with the representatives of numerous countries: Pakistan; Sri Lanka; India; Greece; the Czech Republic; Russia; Ukraine; Macedonia; Belarus; Latvia, etc. The delegation had both formal and informal bilateral talks with the delegation of the Russian Federation about the details of the exchange of two archival exhibitions; with the President of the Federal Archives of Germany to agree on the details of a visit by a delegation of the Archives of Yugoslavia to Bundesarchiv; with Joan van Albado, Secretary General of MAS; Eric Norberg, High Official of MAS, Director of the National Archives of Sweden; representatives of the State/National Archives of Slovenia and Croatia about the issues of succession in the area of archival materials |
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