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The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decisions 38 COM 7A.41 and 40 COM 7A.39, adopted at its 38th (Doha, 2014) and 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) sessions respectively, Expresses its deepest concern over continued insecurity around the property, especially in the south, that has led to a reported decrease in surveillance coverage in the reporting period; Reiterates its request to the State Party to prioritize efforts to further expand the patrol coverage and regain control of the property to halt poaching and the deterioration of the ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decisions 36 COM 7A.7 and 40 COM 7A.40, adopted at its 36th (Saint-Petersburg, 2012) and 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) sessions respectively, Welcomes the establishment of a new Rapid Intervention Force and a Rapid Response Team to further strengthen the State Party’s efforts to effectively address poaching, and also welcomes the increase in surveillance coverage to 60% of the property; Takes note of the preliminary findings of the inventory of flagship species, including bonobos and elephants, and ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Salonga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.41, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Addresses its most sincere condolences to the families of the guards killed in the exercise of their duties and to all the staff of the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN); Warmly welcomes the joint operations between ICCN and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and the increase in the number of guards to ensure an adequate surveillance of the property, but expresses its utmost ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Virunga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.42, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) and reiterating the need to implement the Kinshasa Declaration adopted in 2011, Condemns the violence perpetrated against the guards and soldiers killed during operations for the protection of the World Heritage properties of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), addresses its most sincere condolences to their families and expresses its very deep concern as regards the worsening security situation in the properties ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Garamba National Park Kahuzi-Biega National Park Okapi Wildlife Reserve Salonga National Park Virunga National Park
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decisions 35 COM 7A.9, 39 COM 7A.10 and 40 COM 7A.43 adopted at its 35th (UNESCO, 2011), 39th (Bonn, 2015) and 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) sessions respectively; Congratulates the State Party for the efforts made in the implementation of the corrective measures and achieving the Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger (DSOCR); Decides to remove Simien National Park (Ethiopia) from the List of World Heritage in Danger; Notes the ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Simien National Park
Country: Ethiopia
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add.2, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.44, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Welcomes the issuance of a decree to operationalize Act No 2015-056 creating a special tribunal to adjudicate traffickers and reinforce penalties, which should contribute towards halting the illicit trafficking of precious wood; Appreciates the international donor support provided in strengthening the monitoring, management and governance of the property towards reducing illegal logging; Notes with appreciation the ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Country: Madagascar
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.45, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Regrets that the report on the state of conservation of the property submitted by the State Party did not adequately address the Committee’s requests; Reiterates its request to the State Party to accelerate the recruitment of forestry agents, and ensure adequate funding of the Management Unit to better control the exploitation of the natural resources within the property; Also reiterates its request to the State Party to ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
Country: Niger
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decisions 39 COM 7A.13 and 40 COM 7A.46, adopted respectively at its 39th (Bonn, 2015) and 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) sessions, Welcomes the State Party's efforts to implement the corrective measures, in particular as regards strengthening the anti-poaching mechanism and the capacities of the property staff, and requests the State Party to continue these efforts; Also welcomes the intensified protection project prepared, discussed and implemented following a Memorandum of Understanding concluded ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Niokolo-Koba National Park
Country: Senegal
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decisions 36 COM 7B.5, 36 COM 8B.43, 40 COM 7 and 40 COM 7A.47, adopted at its 36th (Saint-Petersburg, 2012) and 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) session respectively, Commends the State Party and its international partners for their on-going efforts to address poaching, and requests the State Party to submit the Selous Ecosystem Conservation and Development (SECAD) project plan to the World Heritage Centre and to report on progress of its implementation; Welcoming the development of a draft Desired ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Selous Game Reserve
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 38 COM 7A.28 and 40 COM 7A.48, adopted at its 38th (Doha, 2014) and 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) sessions respectively, Welcomes progress made by the State Party with increasing patrols throughout the serial property, including the implementation of the Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) in all of its components; Notes with concern that poaching and forest loss, including as a result of encroachment, illegal logging and other illegal activities such as small-scale mining, ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
Country: Indonesia
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.49, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Adopts the Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger (DSOCR) submitted by the State Party (see Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add) and requests the State Party to develop, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and IUCN, a set of corrective measures to guide action towards achieving the DSOCR; Calls upon the international community to provide support to the ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: East Rennell
Country: Solomon Islands
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A and WHC/17/41.COM/8B.Add, Recalling Decisions 40 COM 7A.28, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Also recalling Decision 41 COM 8B.31, adopted at its 41st session (Krakow, 2017) regarding significant boundary modification of Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery, that excluded Bagrati Cathedral from the property of Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery, thus becoming Gelati Monastery, Welcomes the progress made by the State Party in the implementation of the corrective measures concerning ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Gelati Monastery
Country: Georgia
The World Heritage Committee, Decides to adjourn the debate on this agenda item until its next ordinary session.
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
Country: Serbia
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decisions 37 COM 7A.35, 38 COM 7A.19, 39 COM 7A.43, and 40 COM 7A.31, adopted at its 37th (Phnom Penh, 2013), 38th (Doha, 2014), 39th (Bonn, 2015), and 40th (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016) sessions respectively, Notes with regret that the implementation of the Liverpool Waters scheme has started with the granting of planning permission for a 34 storey tower at Princes Dock and that the State Party acknowledges that it cannot accede to the Committee’s request to limit granting of further planning permissions ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.1, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Welcomes the efforts made by the State Party in view of the establishment of the Inter-institutional Committee to oversee the implementation of the stabilization works in the summit of Cerro Rico; Notes with satisfaction the resuming of the stabilization works on the summit of Cerro Rico, while expressing its deep concern over longstanding instability and vulnerability of Cerro Rico; Also notes with satisfaction that the ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: City of Potosí
Country: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.2, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Acknowledges the information provided by the State Party and congratulates the State Party for the progress made in the implementation of the programme of corrective measures; Welcomes the progress made in the creation of the Ministry of Culture of Chile and the establishment of the “National Center for World Heritage Sites”; Invites the State Party to continue the implementation of the corrective measures so that the Desired ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
Country: Chile
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.3, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Welcomes the committment of the institutions responsible for the conservation and management of the property and their efforts to strengthen inter-institutional cooperation and coordination; Notes with great concern that there is a continued lack of sustained funding from the State Party that jeopardizes the implementation of the Emergency Plan and the corrective measures foreseen for 2016-2019, which, as a consequence, may ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo
Country: Panama
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.4, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Congratulates the State Party for the progress made in the implementation of the corrective measures that are required to achieve the Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger (DSOCR); Welcomes the agreement for the extension of the site museum and its facilities, as well as the Pan-American Conservation Centre for Earthen Heritage Sites (PCCEHS), among ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Country: Peru
Decision: 41 COM 7A.27 The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.5, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Appreciates the continued efforts by the State Party in implementing the corrective measures adopted in Decision 38 COM 7A.23, and recognizes the steady progress in conservation and management of both public and private structures within the property; Also appreciates the inclusion of Community Councils and the two communities at large as integral participants in the property’s conservation and ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Coro and its Port
Country: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7B.13, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Takes note of the efforts made by the State Party in the implementation of some of the corrective measures adopted at its 40th session, in a difficult security context in Mali, and with the lack of adequate resources at the local level, which slowed down their implementation; Notes that despite the inadequate financial and logistical resources available to the Cultural Mission of Djenné, resources have been allocated to the ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Old Towns of Djenné
Country: Mali