Sunday, 29 July 2018

PRONI gains accreditation

From the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (

PRONI Receives First Archive Accreditation Award in Northern Ireland

PRONI is delighted to announce it has been awarded the first Archive Accreditation Award ever to be made in Northern Ireland.

On 10 July, the Archive Service Accreditation Committee awarded PRONI the status of an Accredited Archive Service. Accreditation recognises good practice for archive services across the UK. This award validates the quality of the services PRONI provides against a nationally agreed standard.

The Accreditation Committee ‘..welcomed this hugely positive application and were pleased to celebrate the first Accreditation Award to be made in Northern Ireland.’

PRONI's Director Dr Michael Willis commented 'This prestigious Award is a significant achievement and milestone for PRONI and I am delighted and proud that PRONI was assessed as reaching the national standard enabling us to be awarded Archive Service Accreditation. This is welcome recognition of PRONI's good practices and quality services and is testimony to the ongoing hard work of all PRONI staff to make PRONI the best archive that it can be!‎'

COMMENT: Congratulations to all at PRONI, a great achievement!

(With thanks to PRONI on Facebook)


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