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World Heritage
POLICY COMPENDIUM

2 - Policies Regarding CREDIBILITY of the World Heritage List

2.2 - Outstanding Universal Value

2.2.5 - Protection and management

2.2.5.3 - Management systems

6 - Policies Regarding COMMUNITIES

6.1 - Participation of local communities and other stakeholders

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Operational Guidelines

Paragraph 117

“States Parties are responsible for implementing effective management activities for a World Heritage property. States Parties should do so in close collaboration with property managers, the agency with management authority and other partners, local communities and indigenous peoples, rights-holders and stakeholders in property management, by developing, when appropriate, equitable governance arrangements, collaborative management systems and redress mechanisms.”

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