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II.1 The Committee adopted the Provisional Agenda and the Timetable (WHC-01/CONF.208/1Rev.1) after the Delegate of Belgium requested that an additional item be added to the Agenda concerning the organization of the 30th anniversary of the Convention foreseen in Venice in 2002.
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
II.2 The Chairperson reminded the Committee that a written request for a revision of the Rules of Procedure had been submitted by the Ambassador of Egypt. He requested the Delegate of Egypt to present this proposal. II.3 The Delegate of Egypt presented the following proposal for an amendment to Article 8.2 of the Rules of Procedure (the proposed amendment is in bold): "The Procedure United ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
IV.1 Mr Dawson Munjeri, Zimbabwe, Rapporteur of the twenty-fifth session of the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee, presented the report of this session held at UNESCO Headquarters from 25 to 30 June 2001 and outlined the main issues which were discussed. The Committee took note of the report of the Rapporteur. IV.2 Mr Francisco Lopez Morales, Mexico, Rapporteur of the twenty-fifth ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
IV.16 Upon examination of the work of the Working Group the following decision, composed of three parts, was adopted: Part 1 1.1 The Committee examined the chronology of events related to the nomination for inclusion on the World Heritage List of the statues of Bamiyan and other cultural heritage properties of Afghanistan by the Afghan authorities presented in WHC-01/CONF.208/23 at the ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Country: Afghanistan
VI.1 The Secretariat presented a brief progress report on the revision of the Operational Guidelines making reference to working document WHC-01/CONF.208/6 (Revision of the Operational Guidelines) and WHC-01/CONF.208/INF.13 (Application of cultural criterion (vi)). The Committee noted that: The current revisions to the Operational Guidelines are being prepared on the basis of ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Concerning the proposals for the Periodic Reporting Exercise for Europe (Section 4 of Document WHC-01/CONF.208/8), the Committee agreed both with the timing and the proposal to collaborate with the Council of Europe and its HEREIN project, a comparative databank on European cultural heritage policies. It furthermore noted the co-operation with the Nordic World Heritage Office/Foundation in ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
The Committee also requested that all States Parties be included in this effort and to fully co-operate with the Advisory Bodies. A number of European States Parties took the floor to support the arrangements proposed, namely to cover Section I of the reports for all countries in 2005 and Section II in 2006. A question was raised as to whether the capacity in the Centre would be sufficient ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
The Delegate of Hungary pointed out that the year 2007 should be devoted to a stocktaking exercise and the development of conceptual guidelines for the second cycle. The Delegate of Greece informed the Committee that a Conference on the Safeguarding of Byzantine Heritage had been organized in May 2001 and that a database on the state of conservation of this type of heritage for the ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Report on the state of the World Heritage in the Africa Region VII.1 The Secretariat presented the report on Periodic Reporting in the Africa Region (WHC-01/CONF. 208/7) to the Committee. As at November 2001, fifty-three sites were inscribed on the World Heritage List. Forty of these sites were inscribed prior to 1993 and located in eighteen countries, comprising twenty-three natural, ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
VIII.2 The Committee learned that the Colon road was effectively closed in June 2001 through the intervention of the Brazilian Federal Police. The Committee was informed that the State Party provided information by a letter dated 5 December 2001 to the Centre on several steps taken: on the one hand to ensure permanent closure of the road and rehabilitate areas damaged by the illegal use of ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Iguaçu National Park
Country: Brazil
VIII.6 The Committee noted with satisfaction that in accordance with the recommendation made at its last session the State Party had invited a Centre/IUCN/Ramsar mission to the site which took place from 1 to 4 October 2001. The Committee reviewed the findings of the mission, included in document WHC-01/CONF.208/INF.5. VIII.7 The Committee was pleased to note that improvements observed by a ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Srebarna Nature Reserve
Country: Bulgaria
VIII.9 The Committee noted with satisfaction that in accordance with the recommendations made at its last session, a mission to the site was fielded from 5-13 May 2001. The Committee took note of the conclusions and recommendations deriving from the examination of that report by the twenty-fifth session of the Bureau held in June 2001. VIII.10 The Committee noted that the Centre and ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
Country: Central African Republic
VIII.30 The Committee noted that the Bureau, at its twenty-fifth session held in June 2001, had reviewed a report of an IUCN/Centre mission that visited the site from 8 to 13 April 2001 and recommended the adoption of the following specific benchmarks for the future monitoring of the state of conservation of Simen and its eventual removal from the List of World Heritage in Danger: (a) the ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Simien National Park
Country: Ethiopia
VIII.59 The State Party has updated the comprehensive report it submitted at the time of the twenty-fifth session of the Bureau on this site. The Committee noted the following specific improvements, achieved between June and December 2001:  The number of predatory lake trout fish removed through intensive gill netting and liberal angling regulations have increased from 28,000 (in the ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Yellowstone National Park
Country: United States of America
VIII.62 The Committee examined the report on the state of conservation of Angkor and additional information presented concerning the progress being made by the national authorities together with support from UNESCO and relevant donors to implement the conservation and management plans of the ASPARA Authorities. VIII.63 The Committee, after having examined the report on the state ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Angkor
Country: Cambodia
VIII.64 The Committee examined the report on the state of conservation of the Group of Monuments at Hampi. The Committee was informed that the Centre organized a mission by an international rural planner in close cooperation with the national and state government authorities responsible for the conservation and management of this large site. The expert mission assisted the authorities ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Group of Monuments at Hampi
Country: India
VIII.67 The Committee examined the report on the state of conservation of Bahla Fort and noted the significant progress made since the last Bureau session, especially concerning the conservation works being carried out within the Fort and on the two nearby Mosques. The Committee also noted that the preparation of a Management Plan has been finally undertaken, and the strong commitment, ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Bahla Fort
Country: Oman
VIII.69 The Committee examined the report on the state of conservation of the Fort and Shalamar Gardens of Lahore. The Committee was informed that the Director- General of the Department of Archaeology had informed the Centre on 3 December 2001 that all efforts were being made to implement the recommendations of the Committee, Bureau and UNESCO international expert missions to address the ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore
Country: Pakistan
VIII.73 The World Heritage Committee took note of the second periodic report prepared by the the National Institute for Culture of Peru, on the implementation of the Master Plan of the site. It also noted that priority was given to international fund-raising. Furthermore, as indicated in the first report, the dwellings, illegally constructed in situ, have been demolished. However, illegal ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Country: Peru
VIII.80 The Committee examined the report on the state of conservation of Zabid. It noted the positive development of the situation on the ground, especially with regard to the large mobilization of resources, both at the national and international level, resulting from the inscription of the site on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 2000. VIII.81 The Committee also noted the results ...
Session: 25th session of the Committee (CONF 208)
Year: 2001
Sites: Historic Town of Zabid
Country: Yemen
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