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33COM(2009)
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The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Documents WHC-09/33.COM/8B and WHC-09/33.COM/INF.8B1.Add, 2. Approves the proposed buffer zone for the Hanseatic City of Lübeck, Germany; 3. Recommends that the State Party give consideration to the following: a) The Management Plan currently being prepared for the World Heritage Site should be comprehensive and cover the nominated areas, the buffer zone and the view corridors from the designated locations outside the buffer zone; b) Information should be provided on the archaeological remains and urban area within the buffer ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Hanseatic City of Lübeck
Country: Germany
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Documents WHC-09/33.COM/8B and WHC-09/33.COM/INF.8B1.Add, 2. Refers the proposed buffer zone for the Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches, Spain, back to the State Party in order to allow it to finalize the management plan for the property.
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches
Country: Spain
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Documents WHC-09/33.COM/8B, WHC-09/33.COM/INF.8B1, WHC-09/33.COM/INF.8B1add and WHC-09/33.COM/INF.8B2 and having reflected upon its discussions on the inscriptions of properties to the World Heritage List; 2. Recognizes the reluctance of the World Heritage Committee to endorse the recommendations of the Advisory Bodies regarding deferral of the examination of properties and requests the Advisory Bodies to prepare a background document on the processes, benchmarks and time constraints resulting from World Heritage Decisions on referral and ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Following the examination of the state of conservation reports of properties inscribed on the World Heritage List (WHC-09/33.COM/7B, WHC-09/33.COM/7B.Add and WHC-09/33.COM/7B.Corr) and of proposals for inscription of properties on the World Heritage List (WHC-09/33.COM/8B), 2. Decides to inscribe the following properties on the List of World Heritage in Danger: Belize, Belize Barrier Reef System (Decision 33 COM 7B.33) Colombia, Los Katios National Park (Decision 33 COM 7B.36) Georgia, Historical Monuments of Mtskheta (Decision 33 COM 7B.102) ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System Historical Monuments of Mtskheta Los Katíos National Park
Country: Belize Colombia Georgia
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Following the examination of the state of conservation reports of properties inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger (WHC-09/33.COM/7A, WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Add and WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Add.2, WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Corr), 2. Decides to maintain the following properties on the List of World Heritage in Danger: Afghanistan, Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam (Decision 33 COM 7A.20) Afghanistan, Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley, (Decision 33 COM 7A.21) Central African Republic, Manovo-Gounda St Floris National ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Abu Mena Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) Bam and its Cultural Landscape Chan Chan Archaeological Zone Comoé National Park Coro and its Port Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore Galápagos Islands Garamba National Park Historic Town of Zabid Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works Kahuzi-Biega National Park Manas Wildlife Sanctuary Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park Medieval Monuments in Kosovo Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Niokolo-Koba National Park Okapi Wildlife Reserve Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara Salonga National Park Samarra Archaeological City Simien National Park Virunga National Park
Country: Afghanistan Central African Republic Chile Côte d'Ivoire Democratic Republic of the Congo Ecuador Egypt Ethiopia Guinea India Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iraq Israel Jordan Niger Pakistan Peru Philippines Senegal Serbia United Republic of Tanzania Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Yemen
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Following the examination of the state of conservation reports of properties inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger (WHC-09/33.COM/7A, WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Add and WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Add.2, WHC-09/33.COM/7A.Corr), 2. Decides to remove the following properties from the List of World Heritage in Danger: Azerbaijan, Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower (Decision 33 COM 7A.25 Germany, Dresden Elbe Valley (Decision 33 COM 7A.26) ...
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 Germany
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/8D, 2. Recalling Decisions 30 COM 11A.2, 31 COM 11A.2 and 32 COM 8D, adopted at its 30th (Vilnius, 2006), 31st (Christchurch, 2007) and 32nd (Quebec City, 2008) sessions respectively, 3. Recalls that, as decided at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007) by Decision 31 COM 11A.2, the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies will not be able to examine proposals for minor or significant modifications to boundaries of World Heritage properties whenever the delimitation of such properties as inscribed is ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex Acropolis, Athens Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata Archaeological Site of Delphi Archaeological Site of Olympia Archaeological Site of Troy Białowieża Forest Castel del Monte Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena Chartres Cathedral Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula Durmitor National Park Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği Hanseatic City of Lübeck Hattusha: the Hittite Capital Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura Historic City of Trogir Holašovice Historic Village Madara Rider Meteora Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios Nemrut Dağ Old City of Dubrovnik Pilgrimage Church of Wies Rila Monastery Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus Semmering Railway St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim Tipasa Xanthos-Letoon
Country: Algeria Austria Belarus Bulgaria Croatia Czechia France Germany Greece Holy See Italy Montenegro Poland Turkey
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/8E, 2. Adopts the retrospective Statements of Significance, as presented in the Annex of Document WHC-09/33.COM/8E, for the following World Heritage properties: Poland: Cracow's Historic Centre; Wieliczka Salt Mine; Historic Centre of Warsaw; Old City of Zamość; Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork; 3. Adopts the retrospective Statement of Outstanding Universal Value, as presented in the Annex of Document WHC-09/33.COM/8E, for the following World Heritage property: Bulgaria: Srebarna Nature Reserve; 4. Decides ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Sites: Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork Historic Centre of Kraków Historic Centre of Warsaw Old City of Zamość Srebarna Nature Reserve Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
Country: Bulgaria Poland
The Wold Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/9, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 9 adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Welcomes and approves the second compendium prepared by ICOMOS and IUCN.
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/10A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 10B adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Thanking the Government of Germany for having hosted the Workshop on natural serial properties in Vilm, (Germany, 26 - 30 November 2008) as well as all the experts who contributed to it, 4. Takes note of the outcomes and conclusions of the Workshop published in the BfN-Skripten series, as well as the analysis of the present situation of "Serial natural World Heritage Properties" prepared for publication by IUCN and the German ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/10B, 2. Recalling Decisions 7 EXT.COM 11, 31 COM 14, 32 COM 18 adopted respectively at its 7th Extraordinary session (UNESCO, 2004), 31st (Christchurch, 2007), and 32nd (Quebec City, 2008) sessions, 3. Encourages the World Heritage Centre, Advisory Bodies and State Parties to continue to support the broadening of the content of the global training strategy and welcomes the establishment of the World Heritage Training and Research Institutes in Bahrain and Brazil and requests the World Heritage Centre to inform the ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
Country: Bahrain Brazil
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/10C, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 10A adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Having reviewed the application of the thematic studies and their contribution to the global strategy based on the underrepresented categories developed by the advisory bodies, 4. Requests the Advisory Bodies, in cooperation with the World Heritage Centre, to incorporate into Annex III of the Operational Guidelines references to the thematic studies included in document WHC-09/33.COM/10C; 5. Welcomes the proposed thematic ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/11A, 2. Recalling Decisions 31 COM 11D.1 and 32 COM 11B, adopted respectively at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007) and at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Takes note of the information provided by the World Heritage Centre on progress accomplished in the implementation of the second cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Arab States; 4. Thanks the States Parties of the Arab region which have engaged in the Periodic Reporting process for their active involvement; 5. Also thanks the Kingdom of Bahrain, the ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined document WHC-09/33.COM/11B, 2. Recalling its Decisions 27 COM 20B.4, 30 COM 11D and 31 COM 11C adopted at its 27th (UNESCO, 2003), 30th (Vilnius, 2006), and 31st(Christchurch, 2007) sessions respectively, 3. Notes with satisfaction the significant progress achieved in implementing the World Heritage Convention in the Asia Pacific region through the execution of the Action-Asia 2003-2009 sub-regional Action Plans and the Pacific Action Plan 2009, and commends the States Parties of the Asia Pacific region, the World Heritage Centre and the ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/11C, 2. Recalling Decisions 31 COM 10 and 32 COM 11A, adopted respectively at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007) and its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008); 3. Takes note of the results of activities in preparation for the launching of the Second cycle of Periodic Reporting, and in particular the workshop for the preparation of draft Statements of Outstanding Universal Value organized in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (March 2009) ; 4. Expresses its thanks to the Swiss Government and the African World Heritage Fund for ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/12, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 12 adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008), 3. Takes note of the information provided by the World Heritage Centre and commends the efforts of all professionals involved in preserving the Palestinian cultural and natural heritage despite difficult conditions; 4. Regrets the recent destructions in Gaza, and urges all parties concerned with the safeguarding of heritage to take appropriate measures to prevent and avoid any damage to the Palestinian cultural and natural ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/13 and WHC-09/33.COM/INF.13, 2. Recalling Decisions 31 COM 16 and 32 COM 13 respectively adopted at its 31st (Christchurch, 2007) and 32nd (Quebec City, 2008) sessions, 3. Takes note of the report of the Working group of the Committee on the World Heritage emblem presented in document WHC-09/33.COM/INF.13 and the work undertaken to propose corresponding revisions to the Operational Guidelines; 4. Requests the World Heritage Centre, in cooperation with the Advisory Bodies, and relevant sectors of UNESCO, to ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Taking into account rule 20 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Heritage Committee, on the creation of consultative bodies, 2. Welcoming the Chairperson's summary Workshop to reflect the Future of the World Heritage Convention that was held at UNESCO Headquarters from 25 to 27 February 2009, 3. Recognizing the need for further reflection on this issue, 4. Establishes a Working Group on the Reflection on the Future of the World Heritage Convention as a Consultative Body that shall meet for the duration of its 33rd session, with a specific mandate ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/14A, 2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 10 adopted at its 32nd Session (Quebec City, 2008); 3. Notes that the World Heritage Convention is approaching universal ratification and its fortieth anniversary in 2012, and therefore that it is appropriate to reflect on the successes of the Convention and also how it can best evolve to meet the emerging challenges it faces while also increasing its relevance and engagement with communities around the world; 4. Expresses its appreciation to the States Parties of Australia, ...
Session: 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (33 COM)
Year: 2009