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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
State Parties: 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
State Parties: 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
State Parties: 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
State Parties: 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
State Parties: 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
State Parties: 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
State Parties: 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
State Parties: 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
State Parties: 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
State Parties: Mali
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.6, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Commends the State Party for the progress made in the implementation of the corrective measures adopted at its 40th session in a difficult security context in northern Mali and encourages it to continue with the support of its partners; Expresses its concern at the fragility of the security situation in Timbuktu which prevented the joint UNESCO/ICOMOS/ICCROM Reactive Monitoring mission from being carried out in order to assess ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Timbuktu
State Parties: Mali
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.7, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Takes note of the efforts made by the State Party in the implementation of the corrective measures adopted at its 40th session in a difficult security context in northern Mali, and encourages it to pursue its efforts with the support of its partners; Expresses its concern about the unstable security situation in Gao, which did not allow the joint UNESCO/ICOMOS/ICCROM Reactive Monitoring mission to be organized in order to ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Tomb of Askia
State Parties: Mali
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.8, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Welcomes the progress that has been made in installing the roof rings as part of the reconstruction of the Muzibu-Azaala-Mpanga, even though progress has been slower than anticipated; Also welcomes the efforts made by the State Party for instituting training programmes for younger artisans and further encourages these efforts, while noting that high priority should be given to resolving cash flow problems that have impacted ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi
State Parties: Uganda
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.9, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Continues to express great concern regarding the state of conservation of the property and the low level of implementation of the recommended corrective measures; Notes that the State Party has submitted a schedule of management actions and projects, but urges it to prepare a comprehensive integrated Management Plan for the property; Also urges the State Party to proceed with comprehensive implementation of the corrective ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Abu Mena
State Parties: Egypt
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.10, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Commends the State Party for undertaking a rapid emergency assessment of the property, and requests it to submit a copy of this assessment for review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies; Expresses its great concern about the state of conservation of the property following intentional destructive acts, and about the continuing lack of detailed information on the state of conservation of the property, and ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
State Parties: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.11, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Expresses its great concern about the state of conservation of the property, following intentional destructive acts, and about the continuing lack of detailed information on the state of conservation of the property, and requests the State Party to keep the World Heritage Centre informed about the situation on the ground; Encourages the State Party to continue to pursue its efforts to ensure the protection of the ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Hatra
State Parties: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7A.12, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Commends the State Party for documenting the damage done to the affected monuments, and requests the State Party to submit a copy of this documentation for review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies; Encourages the State Party to continue to pursue efforts to ensure the protection of the property, despite the difficult prevailing situation; Expresses its great concern about the continuing lack of ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Samarra Archaeological City
State Parties: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC-17/41.COM/7A.ADD2, Recalling the relevant provisions on the protection of cultural heritage including the four Geneva Conventions (1949), the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (1954) and its related protocols, the Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property (1970), the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972), the Delhi UNESCO Recommendation of 1956 ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decisions 40 COM 7B.24 and 40 COM 7B.106, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Commends the State Party for the important efforts made to ensure the protection and conservation of the property, despite the prevailing unstable situation and difficult working conditions on the ground; Expresses its concern regarding the numerous difficulties faced by the Department of Antiquities of Cyrene (DOAC) in the protection of the property, especially from urban encroachment; Reiterates its ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Archaeological Site of Cyrene
State Parties: Libya
The World Heritage Committee, Having examined Document WHC/17/41.COM/7A.Add, Recalling Decision 40 COM 7B.106, adopted at its 40th session (Istanbul/UNESCO, 2016), Regrets that the State Party did not submit a report on the state of conservation of the property, as requested by the Committee at its 40th session; Reiterates its call for an increased mobilization of the international community to provide more financial and technical support to the State Party, including through the UNESCO Emergency Fund for Heritage, to implement the short- and medium-term measures identified during ...
Session: 41st session of the World Heritage Committee (41 COM)
Year: 2017
Sites: Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna
State Parties: Libya