The CAA believes that everyone has a part to play in protecting, investigating and managing the shared historic environment. We are committed to ethical and sustainable approaches, which build on and enhance the capacity of local communities to benefit from the historic and archaeological interest of the places they inhabit.
The CAA believes in:
- Undertaking research to the highest professional and academic standards
We do not normally undertake expert missions in the field of heritage management without seeking to involve local communities, preferably in partnership projects, and incorporating elements of training and capacity building; it strongly believes that all missions and projects should aim to enhance the understanding, conservation and sustainable development of the cultural resources and the communities associated with them.
We are committed to transfer its expert skills in cultural resource management, archaeology, conservation, interpretation and project management to those responsible for our shared historic environmen.
We subscribe to the codes of conduct of the Institute of Field Archaeology and the World Archaeological Congress, and actively pursues research to further ethical standards for heritage professionals.