In an era of globalization, climate change & challenges, the International Association of Dive Professionals aims to unite quality oriented professionals, intent on creating a positive impact on our tradecraft, our work places and the aquatic environment; a legacy for future generations.
"Vis Unita Fortior""Strength United is Stronger"
We believe global challenges, career professionals face; can only be overcome by a collective, of like minded professionals, supporting each other. Furthermore, we believe that prosperity can only be achieved, by drastically reviewing outdated industry concepts, creating new types of professionals, and operations. Professional quality oriented divers, ready to tackle the needs of today, and mitigate future impacts on the natural environments, and industries we capitalize on.
The mission of the International Association of Dive Professionals (IADP) is to unite dive professionals worldwide, from any background or segment within the professional diving industry and it’s subordinate businesses, in order to provide a safe, sustainable and profitable working environment for its members. Dive Professionals will furthermore work in a responsive manner to strengthen the public confidence and standing of the industry, in order to enable dive professionals to conduct their business in a professional manner.
Non Profit Organisation (NPO)Association Sans But Lucratif (ASBL)Vereniging Zonder Winstoogmerk (VZW)
International Association of Dive Professionals ASBL/VZW Non Profit Association ASBL/VZW BE 0785.392.370 | 1180 BRUSSELS | BELGIUM
DIVE PROFESSIONALS are honest and truthful in all their dealings. They do not deliberately mislead or deceive others by misrepresentations, overstatements, partial truths, selective omissions, or any other means.
DIVE PROFESSIONALS demonstrate personal integrity and the courage of their convictions by doing what they think is right even when there is great pressure to do otherwise; they are principled, honorable and upright; they will fight for their beliefs. They will not sacrifice principle for expediency, be hypocritical, or unscrupulous.