Executives from the Ministry of the economy and finance (MEF) met this Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the conference room of their institution to reflect on the issues of archive management in an increasingly digital context. “Digital transformation of public administration and archives management ”, this is the chosen theme for the work of this 8 th edition of the archives day of the ministry. “It is expected of your exchanges: avenues for optimize the sharing and retrieval of information and documents electronic; avenues for valuing data from administration; ways to deal with legal risks, administrative, financial and loss of information caused by a poor management and retention of information; and finally some tracks to ensure the sustainability of the community’s memory heritage. This is a selected piece from the address of the Director of Information Systems (DSI) of the Ministry of the Economy and finances, Alain Ahounou, who opened the said day. In reality, the induced mutations through the development of information and communication technologies greatly impact public administration. Digital transformation and dematerialization have been at the heart of the Government’s Action Program since 2016. This is why the Minister of Economy and Finance Romuald Wadagni wanted Obtain from these exchanges, avenues that can contribute to meeting the challenges of preservation of electronic archives. “The archivist in the era of digital ”; “The challenges of digital preservation in the Beninese public administration ”; “What strategy for the management of the archives of the Ministry of the Economy and Finance in the era of digital ”; “Archives and knowledge”; such are communications led by various experts under the coordination of the Chef of Pre-archiving and Knowledge Management service Georges Hounyo. The participants then made in plenary, a summary of the work and formulated recommendations for a proper preservation of electronic archives in the administration public in the era of digitization.