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Annex I. Other Relevant Standard-setting Texts and Related Documents

The following is a non-exhaustive list of standard-setting texts and other documents which may contain policy relevant in the context of World Heritage but are not referred to within the draft Policy Compendium as they exceed the scope of the document.

UN

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) (1982) http://www.un.org/depts/los/convention_agreements/texts/unclos/unclos_e.pdf
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (New York, 1992) https://unfccc.int/resource/docs/convkp/conveng.pdf
UN World Tourism Organisation. UNWTO General Assembly (Santiago, Chile, 27 September - 1 October 1999) Resolution A/RES/406(XIII). Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. http://cf.cdn.unwto.org/sites/all/files/docpdf/gcetbrochureglobalcodeen.pdf
UN General Assembly Resolution 61/295. United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. (2007) http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/DRIPS_en.pdf
Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan (March 18, 2015). The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 https://www.unisdr.org/we/inform/publications/43291
United Nations General Assembly (A/RES/70/1). United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/21252030%20Agenda%20for%20Sustainable%20Development%20web.pdf
UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights. Annual Reports http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/CulturalRights/Pages/AnnualReports.aspx
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) http://www.fao.org/home/en/
GIAHS – Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (FAO) http://www.fao.org/giahs/en/
The Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration on Nature and Culture - https://www.cbd.int/doc/c/8b76/d85e/c62f920c5fd8c4743e5193e1/cop-14-inf-46-en.pdf

 

UNESCO

UNESCO Conventions and Programmes
Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (1954) Protocol I (1954) Protocol II (1999) http://www.unesco.org/culture/laws/hague/html_eng/page1.shtml
Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property (1970) http://www.unesco.org/culture/laws/1970/html_eng/page1.shtml
Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage (2001) http://www.unesco.org/new/en/culture/themes/underwater-cultural-heritage/2001-convention/official-text/
Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (2003) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0013/001325/132540e.pdf
Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions 2005 http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001429/142919e.pdf
Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme http://www.unesco.org/mab/

UNESCO POLICIES, STRATEGIES AND DECLARATIONS
UNESCO (202 EX/9; 202 EX/50). Policy on Engaging with Indigenous People.  http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0026/002627/262748e.pdf UNESCO 31st General Conference (Paris, 2 November 2001). UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity.  http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001271/127162e.pdf
UNESCO General Conference (39 C/57, 24 October 2017) Strategy for the Reinforcement of UNESCO Action for the Protection of Culture and the Promotion of Cultural Pluralism in the Event of Armed Conflict. http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0025/002598/259805e.pdf
UNESCO Declaration concerning the Intentional Destruction of Cultural Heritage (2003) http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=17718&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

 

World Heritage specific 
UNESCO World Heritage Committee. 1994. Nara Document on Authenticity. http://whc.unesco.org/archive/nara94.htm
UNESCO World Heritage Committee. 1996. Report of the Expert Meeting on Evaluation of General Principles and Criteria for Nominations of Natural World Heritage sites. (WHC-96/CONF.202/INF.9). http://whc.unesco.org/archive/1996/whc-96-conf202-inf9e.htm
UNESCO World Heritage Committee. 2001. Global Training Strategy for World Cultural and Natural Heritage, adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 25th session (Annex XI of WHC-01/CONF.208/24)- Update of the Global Training Strategy (Doc WHC-09/33.COM/10B). http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2001/whc-01-conf208-24e.pdf
UNESCO World Heritage Committee. 2005. Vienna Memorandum on World Heritage and Contemporary Architecture – Managing the Historic Urban Landscape. (Doc WHC-05/15.GA/INF.7). http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2005/whc05-15ga-inf7e.pdf
UNESCO World Heritage Committee. 2010. Reflection on the Trends of the State of Conservation. (Doc WHC-10/34.COM/7C). http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2010/whc10-34com-7Ce.pdf
UNESCO World Heritage Committee. 2012. World Heritage Tourism Programme. (Doc WHC-12/36.COM/5E). http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2012/whc12-36com-5E-en.pdf
UNESCO World Heritage Committee. 2013. Revised Partnerships for Conservation (PACT) Initiative Strategy. (Doc WHC-13/37.COM/5D). http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2013/whc13-37com-5D-en.pdf
UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN. 2010. Managing Disaster Risks for World Heritage. Paris, UNESCO World Heritage Centre. http://whc.unesco.org/en/managing-disaster-risks/
UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN. 2011. Preparing World Heritage Nominations.(Second edition). Paris, UNESCO World Heritage Centre. http://whc.unesco.org/en/preparing-world-heritage-nominations/
UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN. 2012. Managing Natural World Heritage. Paris, UNESCO World Heritage Centre. http://whc.unesco.org/en/managing-natural-world-heritage/
UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN. 2013. Managing Cultural World Heritage. Paris, UNESCO World Heritage Centre. http://whc.unesco.org/en/managing-cultural-world-heritage/
The Bonn Declaration (2015) https://whc.unesco.org/en/sessions/39COM
The Istanbul Declaration (2016) https://whc.unesco.org/en/sessions/40COM/