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World Heritage
POLICY COMPENDIUM

3 - Policies Regarding CONSERVATION of World Heritage Properties

3.5 - Factors affecting properties

3.5.6 - Physical resource extraction

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Case Law

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When mining or other type of exploitation is foreseen, the World Heritage Committee requests to get an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, meeting international standards, before any commencement of exploitation at the property and adjacent to the property (based on Case law on decisions on the State of Conservation).
Date (year):  2014 2012 2011
Case law:  Yes
Threats:  Mining Oil and gas Quarrying Water (extraction)
See for examples Decisions (3)
Show 38COM 7B.92
Show 36COM 7B.1
Show 35COM 7B.22

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