Policy and Guidance
Records management is “the efficient and systematic control of the creation, receipt, maintenance, use and disposition of records, including processes for capturing and maintaining evidence of and information about business activities and transactions in the form of records”. From the UN’s policy on Record-keeping and the management of United Nations archives, ST/SGB/2007/5.
Guidelines for Retention Schedule
How do I know which records are valuable?
How do I know which records are vital?
When and how can I destroy records?
How do I protect records from loss or damage?
How do I protect records in an emergency?
Information Sensitivity and Privacy
How do I protect sensitive information?
How do I ensure records are secure?
UN Principles on Personal Data Protection and Privacy
Guidelines for Sharing United Nations Information with External Parties
ISO standard 15489 Information and documentation -- Records management -- Part 1: General
ISO standard 16175 - Principles and Functional Requirements for Records in Electronic Office Environments
ISO standard 13028 - Implementation Guidelines for Digitization of Records
ISDIAH, International Standard for Describing Institutions with Archival Holdings, Committee of Best Practices and Standards, First edition, 2008
ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, Committee on Descriptive Standards, Second Edition, 2000