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The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.11, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Expresses its serious concern about reports that poaching pressure is increasing in the property and is further eroding its Outstanding Universal Value; 4. Regrets that it has not been possible for the State Party to implement some of the corrective measures adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007) within the agreed timeframe; 5. Also regrets that the State Party did not provide ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Niokolo-Koba National Park
Country: Senegal
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.12, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Notes the State Party's efforts to implement the corrective measures adopted by the Committee at is 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008) and the initiative by the Bodoland Territorial Council to expand Manas National Park to the west which will contribute to the improved integrity of the property; 4. Takes note of the results of the comprehensive wildlife survey which seems to confirm that the recovery of wildlife populations ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Country: India
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.13, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Acknowledges and commends the progress made by the State Party on the implementation of some of the corrective measures adopted by the World Heritage Committee at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007) and included in the Action Plan produced in response to the Presidential Decree No. 270; 4. Notes with concern the continued threats to the Outstanding Universal Value and integrity of the property, arising from very rapid ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Galápagos Islands
Country: Ecuador
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.14, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Regrets that the State Party did not provide the state of conservation report on time as requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 32nd session; 4. Notes with satisfaction the State Party's effectiveness in its recent efforts to strengthen the conservation of the World Heritage property and to improve implementation of its management mechanisms; 5. Takes note of the workshop on Outstanding Universal Value organized ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.15, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Acknowledges the information provided by the State Party on the actions being taken to implement some of the corrective measures and urges the State Party to continue its work on all the corrective measures adopted at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006); 4. Recognizes the efforts made by the State Party to ensure the safeguarding of the site and encourages it to continue such efforts in cooperation with the World Heritage ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Abu Mena
Country: Egypt
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.16, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Notes the efforts of the State Party to set up a management structure on site; 4. Requests the State Party to take all possible emergency measures to protect the eastern part of the property from the rising waters of the Tigris River, to undertake necessary maintenance and conservation work to avoid further damage, and to ensure continuing site security; 5. Encourages the State Party, should the situation allow it, to ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
Country: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.17 adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Requests the State Party, should the situation allow it, to implement the corrective measures identified: a) Establishment of a local management unit on the site, b) Preparation and implementation of a conservation and management plan, c) Maintenance and emergency conservation activities; 4. Reiterates its request to the State Party to develop, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies, a ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Samarra Archaeological City
Country: Iraq
The World Heritage Committee, I 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Add 2, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.18, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Recalling the relevant provisions on the protection of cultural heritage including, as appropriate, the four Geneva Conventions (1949), the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict of 1954, the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of 1972, the inscription of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls at the request of Jordan on the ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls
Country: Israel Jordan
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decisions 31 COM 7A.19 and 32 COM 7A.19, adopted respectively at its 31st (Christchurch, 2007) and 32nd (Quebec City, 2008) sessions; 3. Takes notes of the progress that has been made in generating political support and commitment to the conservation of Zabid and the increase in resources for the General Organization for the Preservation of Historic Cities in Yemen (GOPHCY), supplemented by the socio-economic development project of the German Technical Assistance (GTZ), the Yemeni Government and ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Historic Town of Zabid
Country: Yemen
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.20, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Takes note of the report provided by the State Party on the state of conservation of the property, as requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 32nd session; 4. Notes the State Party's efforts and resources deployed to safeguard the property in extremely difficult circumstances and the commitment of the international community in reaching the desired state of conservation for this property; 5. Reiterates its request ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
Country: Afghanistan Italy Switzerland
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.21, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Takes note of the report provided by the State Party on the state of conservation of the property, as requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 32nd session; 4. Notes the efforts and commitment of the State Party and the international community for the safeguarding of this property and urges the State Party to continue its work on the corrective measures, particularly the completion of the management plan for the ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
Country: Afghanistan Germany Japan
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.22, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Warmly congratulates the State Party for its commitment and efforts in reaching the desired state of conservation and thanks the international community for its support; 4. Recognizes the efforts of the State Party in continuing its work on the corrective measures adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007); 5. Requests the State Party to clarify the status of the legal adoption of the comprehensive management ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Bam and its Cultural Landscape
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.23, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Notes with satisfaction the progress made by the State Party in the overall preservation and conservation of elements of the World Heritage property, notably by adopting the master plans and carrying out conservation works at the two sites of the Lahore Fort and Shalamar Gardens; 4. Notes however that some of the corrective measures agreed by the World Heritage Committee remain to be implemented, in order to achieve the ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore
Country: Pakistan
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decisions 31 COM 7A.11 and 32 COM 7A.24, adopted at its 31st (Christchurch, 2007) and 32nd (Quebec City, 2008) sessions respectively, 3. Notes with satisfaction and congratulates the State Party for the significant progress achieved in the implementation of the corrective measures towards the removal of the property from the World Heritage List in Danger, particularly the inclusive and community-based nature of actions implemented, and the efforts made in the valorisation and transmission of ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
Country: Philippines
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.25, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Warmly welcomes the State Party's efforts to improve the state of conservation of the property and the significant progress made in the implementation of the corrective measures for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger; 4. Notes that the State Party developed a draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 34th session in 2010; 5. ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
Country: Azerbaijan
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decisions 30 COM 7B.77, 31 COM 7A.27 and 32 COM 7A.26, adopted at its 30th (Vilnius, 2006), 31st (Christchurch, 2007) and 32nd (Quebec City, 2008) sessions respectively, and in particular its concern that the construction project of the Waldschlösschen Bridge would irreversibly damage the Outstanding Universal Value and integrity of the property in accordance with Paragraph 179 (b) of the Operational Guidelines, 3. Also recalling the report provided by the reinforced monitoring mission of ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Country: Germany
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Decides to adjourn debate on this agenda item until its next ordinary session, it being understood that the report and Decision presented at the present 33rd session will continue to be before the Committee for debate at its next ordinary session, as indicated in documents: WHC-09/33.COM/7A, Paris, 11 May 2009; WHC-09/33.COM/7A Add, Paris, 29 May 2009; WHC-09/33.COM/7A Corr, Seville, 23 June 2009.
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
Country: Serbia
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.28 adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Notes the progress made in implementing the Priority Interventions Programme; 4. Requests the State Party to finalize the assessment phase and to begin interventions on buildings at risk and to secure the required resources for effective implementation, to revise the management plan and to finalise the definition of regulatory measures for the buffer zone; 5. Invites the State Party to consider another request for ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
Country: Chile
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.29, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Notes with satisfaction and appreciates the significant progress made in the implementation of corrective measures within the timeframe for implementation, particularly in regard to the implementation of the management plan; 4. Takes note that the State Party has developed a proposal for the desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger and urges the State Party to ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
Country: Peru
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Add, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7A.30, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Regrets that the State Party did not submit a report on the progress made on the implementation of the corrective measures, as requested by the World Heritage Committee; 4. Also regrets that the State Party did not submit a Statement of Outstanding Universal Value and reiterates its request to develop it in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies; 5. Urges the State Party to continue its ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Coro and its Port
Country: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)