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Title:Codes of Ethics for Archaeologists
Date of publishing:July 29, 2010
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Codes of Ethics for Archaeologists



International Union for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (UISPP), Constitution (2011) [E][F]
UNESCO, Recommendation on International Principles Applicable to Archaeologocial Excavations (1956) [E]
World Archaeological Congress (WAC), Statutes (1990, amended 2013) [E]
—, First Code of Ethics (1990); The Vermillion Accord on Human Remains (1989); The Tamaki Makau-rau Accord on the Display of Human Remains and Sacred Objects (2006); Code of Ethics For The Amazon Forest Peoples (1994) [E]
—, The WAC Dead Sea Accord: On the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (2014) [E]
Asociación de arqueólogos profesionales de la República Argentina (AAPRA), Proyecto de código de ética profesional (s.d.) [S]
—, Proyecto de estandares de la práctica professional (s.d.) [S]
Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology (AIMA), Code of ethics ([1985 or 1986]; 2004) [E]
Australian Archaeological Association (AAA), Code of Ethics (s.d.; 2004) [E]
Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists (AACAI), Code of Ethics (s.d.; 2003) [E]
Association canadienne d’archéologie (ACA), Déontologie archéologique (s.d.) [F]
—, Énoncé de principes d’éthique touchant les Autochtones (s.d.) [F]
Canadian Archaeological Association (CAA), Principles of Ethical Conduct (s.d) [E]
, Statement of Principles for Ethical Conduct Pertaining to Aboriginal Peoples (1996) [E]
Canadian Association of Professional Heritage Consultants (CHPAC), Association canadienne d’experts-conseils en patrimoine (ACECP), Code of Professional Conduct & Ethics/ Code professionel et déontologie (s.d.) [E][F]
European Association of Archaeologists (EAA), EAA Code  of Practice (1997) [E][G][I][Polish] [Romanian][S]
—, EAA Principles of Conductfor Archaeologists Involved in Contract Archaeological Work (1998) [E][G][I][S]
Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland (IAI), Code of Professional Conduct (2006) [E]
—, Code of Conduct for Archaeological Assessment Excavation (2006) [E]
—, Code of Conduct for Archaeological Monitoring (2006) [E]
—, Code of Conduct for Treatment of Archaeological Objects (2006) [E]
—, Code of Conduct for Treatment of Human Remains (2006) [E]
Irish Association of Professional Archaeologists (IAPA), Guidelines for Archaeologists (2000) [E]
Nederlandse Vereniging van Archeologen (NVvA), Het handvest (1995) [D]
New Zealand
New Zealand Archaeological Association (NZAA), Code of Ethics (1993) [E] (1996, 1999) [E]
Colegio professional de arqueólogos del Peru (COARPE), Código de ética (2005) [S]
United Kingdom
Institute of Field Archaeologists (IFA), Code of Approved Practicefor the Regulation of Contractual\ Arrangements in Field Archaeology (1990; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1997; 1998; 2000; 2002) [E]
—, Code of Conduct (1985; 1988; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1996; 1997; 2000; 2002; 2006; 2007) [E]
United States
Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), Code of Ethics, 1990 [E]; 1997 [E]
—, Code of Professional Standards,1994 [E]; 1997 [E]
—, Resolutions on Illicitly Excavated Artifacts, 1973 [E]
Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) Code of Conduct (1976) [E]
—, Standards of Research Performance (1976; 2005) [E]
Society for American Archaeology (SAA), Principles of Archaeological Ethics (1996; 2004) [E] (revision 2016) [E]; Task Force on Revisions: report (2018) [E]
—, Statement Concerning the Treatment of Human Remains (2021) (draft) [E][S]
Society for Historical Archeology (SHA), Ethical Principles of the Society for Historical Archaeology (2003) [E]

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