Official Policy

This section lists all policy and doctrine documents that govern the work of the CHAMP members. International policy includes UN and non-US government policy. Other policy includes organizations that do not fall into the other categories.


1899 and 1907 Hague Conventions respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land and its Annex (1907)

1954 Hague Convention For Protection Of Cultural Property In The Event Of Armed Conflict and the First (1954) and Second (1999) Protocols

UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property

UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws

UNESCO World Heritage Convention (1972)

UNESCO LAW No. 55 of 2002 For The Antiquities & Heritage of Iraq (2002)

UNESCO in Iraq Summary Report Jul 2008

NATO STANAG 7141 EP (ed. 5) Joint NATO Doctrine For Environmental Protection During NATO-Led Military Activities

US Government

US Dept of Interior, Interior Museum Program Directives

US Dept of Interior Museum Property Directive 17, “Working With Non-Bureau Facilities and Repositories to Manage DOI Museum Collections.”

Memorandum of Understanding Between Afghanistan and the US on Afghanization of Special Operations on Afghan Soil

National Historic Preservation Act, 16 U.S.C. §§ 470-470w (especially §§ 470a-1and 470a-2)

Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act, 19 U.S.C. §§ 2601-13

Importation of Pre-Columbian Monumental or Architectural Sculpture or Murals Act, 19 U.S.C. §§ 2091-95

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Acts (NAGPRA), U.S.C. 25 USC Chapter 32

Rand Green Warrior Report

1863 Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field (General Order No. 100)

DOD Instruction 2205.02 Humanitarian and Civic Assistance (HCA) Activities

DOD Instruction 4715.3 Environmental Conservation Program

DOD Instruction 4715.16 Cultural Resource Management

AF Instruction 32-7065 Cultural Resources Management Program

USAFE Instruction 32-7065 Cultural Resources Management

US Army Regulation 870-20 “Army Museums, Historical Artifacts, and Art,” 11 Jan 1999

USCENTCOM Regulation 200-2 (Chapter 6 – Historical and Cultural Preservation, and Appendix K – Historical/Cultural Flowchart)  CENTCOM_ITTR_CCR_200-2-1


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