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Welcome to the ICA Global Research Network

The Global Archives of the Ecumenical Institute and Institute of Cultural Affairs


Discover the rich heritage of The Ecumenical Institute and The Institute of Cultural Affairs and their role in global human development since 1959. Explore our unique story and the people who have shaped it. Browse our collections. Access historical data and other research resources. Join our ongoing research work.

This archive was created from the resolve of those involved to do pioneering work on behalf of society. It is a resolve to take personal and organizational responsibility for shaping a better world for future generations.

“What appears  to be a breaking down of civilization may well be simply the breaking up of old forms by life itself”

Joyce Carol Oates