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Decision : 30 COM 15.1
Execution of the Budget 2006-2007

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-06/30.COM/15.Rev and WHC-06/30.COM/15.Rev.Add,

2. Takes note of the statement of account of the World Heritage Fund for 2004 to 2005 and the situation of the reserves and the contributions as at 31 December 2005;

3. Also takes note of the implementation of the budget and the statement of accounts of the World Heritage Fund for 2006 to 2007 and the current situation of the reserves and contributions as at 31 March 2006;

4. Recalls the debate on the general overview of the 2006 to 2007 World Heritage Centre budget and in particular, on the issue of rationalisation of budgetary allocation to the Advisory Bodies;

5. Calls upon the World Heritage Centre to consult with the Advisory Bodies and present proposals at the 31st session of the Committee in 2007, for increasing funding and staff support to the Advisory Bodies, including through extrabudgetary funding and outsourcing by States Parties;

6. Also calls upon States Parties who have not yet paid their full contributions, including voluntary contributions, to do so at their earliest convenience;

7. Further takes note of the follow up of the recommendations of International Oversight Service and requests the World Heritage Centre to inform on progress achieved at its 31st session in 2007.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Budget
Year: 2006
Decision Code: 30 COM 15.1