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Off-site links

Links listed below are subject to change. In order to better serve the public interest, the ACCP will continue to place updated links to these and other offsite web pages on the ACCP website as they becomes available. The links below access the sites of international organizations with a major interest in cultural policy, museum and dealer organizationís policies and standard practices, digital information networks, law enforcement sites with information on art crime, and art registries.

Internal ACCP links to legislation in process, current US, foreign, and international laws, bilateral and emergency agreements may be found in other sections of this site. In addition, you will find complete law journal articles and other documentary materials including an extensive bibliography on cultural property issues. Please refer to the sidebar for links.

If you find any of the links below inoperative, or would like to suggest additional links in order to help us better serve our visitors, please contact us at inform@culturalpolicycouncil.org.

International Organizations:

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), www.iccrom.org

International Council of Museums (ICOM), http://icom.museum/

International Council on Monuments and Sites, (ICOMOS), www.icomos.org/

Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC), http://www.ovpm.org

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), www.unesco.org

World Heritage Committee (WHC), http://whc.unesco.org/pg.cfm

World Monuments Fund, http://www.wmf.org/


Codes of Ethics, Mission Statements, Position Papers:

American Association of Museums, Code of Ethics for Museums (2000), http://www.aam-us.org/museumresources/ethics/

American Anthropological Association, Code of Ethics (1998), http://www.aaanet.org/committees/ethics/ethcode.htm

Antique Tribal Art Dealers (ATADA), Article X, Trade Practices And Guarantee, http://www.atada.org/

Archaeological Institute of America Code of Professional Standards, http://www.archaeological.org/pdfs/AIA_Code_of_Professional_StandardsA5S.pdf

Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), the ADAA follow CINOA guidelines, http://www.artdealers.org/ and http://www.cinoa.org

Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), Art Museums, Private Collectors, and the Public Benefit (2002), http://www.aamd.org/pdfs/Private%20Collectors.pdf

Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD Art Museums and the Identification And Restitution Of Works Stolen By The Nazis (2002), http://www.aamd.org/pdfs/Nazi%20Looted%20Art.pdf

Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), Art Museums and the International Exchange of Cultural Artifacts (2002), http://www.aamd.org/pdfs/Cultural%20Property.pdf

Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), Report of the AAMD Task Force on the Acquisition of Archaeological Materials and Ancient Art (June 2004) http://www.aamd.org/papers/documents/June10FinalTaskForceReport_001.pdf

College Art Association, A Code of Ethics for Art Historians and Guidelines for the Professional Practice of Art History (1995) http://www.collegeart.org/caa/ethics/art_hist_ethics.html

International Council of Museums (ICOM) Code of Professional Ethics (2001), http://icom.museum/ethics_rev_engl.html#begin

La Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres D'art (CINOA), http://www.cinoa.org

National Association of Dealers in Ancient, Oriental & Primitive Art (NADAOPA), Administrative office contact: P.O. Box 6794, Yorkville Finance Station, New York, NY 10128, Tel 212 249 2762, Fax 212 249 7619


Society for American Archaeology, Principles of Archaeological Ethics (1996), http://www.saa.org/publications/saabulletin/14-3/saa9.html

Society of Professional Archaeologists, Code of Ethics, Standards of Research Performance and Institutional Standards (1976), http://www.rpanet.org

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), UNESCO International Code of Ethics for Dealers in Cultural Property (1999), http://portal.unesco.org/culture/admin/ev.php?URL_ID=13095&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201&reload=1073901505


Digital Information Networks and Projects:

Arts Network for the Exchange of Cultural Knowledge (VANEYCK Project), http://www.hart.bbk.ac.uk/van_eyck.html

Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), http://www.chin.gc.ca/

Council for the Prevention of Art Theft (CoPAT), The Estate Office, Stourhead Park, Warminster, BA12 6QD, United Kingdom, Tel/Fax: +44.1747.841540

European Heritage Network (HEREIN), http://www.european-heritage.net/

Getty Research Institute, http://www.getty.edu/research/institute/

International Committee for Documentation of the International Council of Museums (ICOM-CIDOC), http://www.willpowerinfo.myby.co.uk/cidoc/index.htm

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT) (Royal Tropical Museum) http://www.kit.nl/objectid/html/programme_.asp

Museum Computer Network, http://www.mcn.edu/

National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage (NINCH), http://www.ninch.org/

ObjectID, http://www.object-id.com/


Art Registries and Art Crime Alerts:

Antique Tribal Art Dealers Association (ATADA), http://www.atada.org

Art Loss Register, http://www.artloss.com/

Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Stolen Art File, http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cid/arttheft/arttheft.htm

ICOM Red List, http://www.icom.org/redlist/english/intro.html

Interpol, http://www.interpol.int

Museum Security Network, http://www.museum-security.org/artcrime.html

Stolen Works of Art, CD-ROM database by Jouve using Interpol data, http://www.stolenart.net/

TRACE, http://www.trace.co.uk