Examples of codes of ethics and professional codes of conduct

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Examples of codes of ethics in the cultural sector

Examples of guidance documents

  • Canada (Government of), Voluntary Codes: A Guide for their Development and Use, A joint initiative of the Office of Consumer Affairs, Industry Canada, and the Regulatory Affairs Division, Treasury Board Secretariat. Ottawa, ON: Distribution Services Communications Branch: الإنجليزية|الفرنسية
  • United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), ‘General Comment No. 17: The right of everyone to benefit from the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he or she is the author’: الإنجليزية|الفرنسية|الإسبانية|الروسية|العربية|الصينية