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Ethics Committee

CHAIRPERSON : Bernice Murphy (Australia)
Email : ethics@icom.museum

MEMBERS :
  • Eva M. Lauritzen (Norway)
  • Regine Schulz (USA)
  • Abdoulaye Camara (Senegal)
  • Rafael Feria y Pérez (Spain)
  • Henry Bredekamp (South Africa)
    Executive Council representatives :
  • Hans-Martin Hinz (Germany)
  • Martin R. Schaerer (Switzerland)
  • Rick West (USA)
Report to the Executive Council and Advisory Committee (August 2007)
PDF Version
ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums

 

ETHICS COMMITEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
The Ethics Committee if ICOM shall consider all matters relating to museum professional ethics referred to it by the Executive Council and the different national and international components of the Organization. Exceptionally, any member of ICOM may also refer an important matter to the Committee.
The Committee's mission is:

  • To monitor the application of ICOM's Code of Professional Ethics, to inform the Executive Council of serious violations of the Code, and to eventually request that its recommendations concerning certain cases be published in ICOM News;
  • To recommend to the Executive Council, the Advisory Committee and eventually the General Assembly any changes or additions to the Code of Professional Ethics that may be found necessary;
  • To review on behalf of ICOM other Codes of Ethics that may be developed by the subordinate bodies of ICOM, especially the International Committees, concerning their special fields of interest and/or expertise;
  • To report to the Executive Council on any matters relating to the Code of Ethics or its application that the Committee thinks appropriate;
  • To submit a general report on its work during the preceding triennium to each General Assembly of ICOM.
 
 
   
Updated: 8 July 2008