CIfA is its members, not just the Board and its Advisory Council and staff: those c 4000 members and 80 registered organisations are based in c 39 countries. They are bound by the Code of conduct and accountable to CIfA for their actions wherever they practise. Therefore CIfA is international.
A recent Advisory Council meeting recognised that there were some misunderstandings about CIfA’s constitutional and practical remit, and how the Board envisages helping archaeologists outside the UK who seek CIfA support. In parallel with its evolving strategic plan for 2020-30, the Board has published a statement on Supporting a Global Profession