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Committee Decisions

30 COM 17

Provisional Agenda of the 31st Session of the World Heritage Committee (June-July 2007)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-06/30.COM/17,

2. Decides that its 31st session will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from 23 June to 1 July 2007;

3. Adopts the following provisional Agenda for its 31st session (Christchurch, 23 June to 1 July 2007):

PROVISIONAL AGENDA OF THE 31ST SESSION

OF THE WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE

 

OPENING SESSION

1. Opening session

2. Requests for Observer status

3. Adoption of the Agenda and the Timetable

3A       Adoption of the Agenda

3B       Adoption of the Timetable

REPORTS

4. Report of the Rapporteur of the 30th session of the World Heritage Committee (Vilnius, 2006)

5. Report of the World Heritage Centre on its activities and the implementation of the World Heritage Committee's Decisions

6. Sixteenth session of the General Assembly of States Parties (UNESCO, October 2007)

EXAMINATION OF THE STATE OF CONSERVATION 

7. Examination of the State of conservation of World Heritage properties

7.1 Issues related to the state of conservation of World Heritage properties: the impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage properties

7.2 Issues related to the state of conservation of World Heritage properties: Strategy for reducing Risks from Disasters at World Heritage properties

7A       State of conservation of World Heritage properties inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger

7B       State of conservation of World Heritage properties inscribed on the World Heritage List

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE WORLD HERITAGE LIST AND OF THE LIST OF WORLD HERITAGE IN DANGER

8. Establishment of the World Heritage List and of the List of World Heritage in Danger

8A       Tentative Lists submitted by States Parties as of 15 May 2007, in conformity with the Operational Guidelines

8B       Nominations on the World Heritage List

8C       Update of the World Heritage List and the List of World Heritage in Danger

GLOBAL STRATEGY FOR A REPRESENTATIVE, BALANCED AND CREDIBLE WORLD HERITAGE LIST

9. Discussion on the outstanding universal value

10. Global Strategy: Evaluation of the Cairns-Suzhou Decision (Decision 28 COM 13.1)

PERIODIC REPORTS

11. Periodic Reports

11A     Follow-up on the Periodic Report for Europe

11B     Follow up of the Periodic Report for Asia and the Pacific

11C     Presentation of the World Heritage Programme for the Pacific

11D     Reflection on the preparation of the next cycle of Periodic Reporting

SPECIAL REPORTS

12. Special Reports

12A  Protection of the Palestinian cultural and natural heritage

12B  Nomination of Qhapaq Ñan - Main Andean Road for inscription on the World Heritage List

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WORLD HERITAGE STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

EVALUATION

13. Evaluation of the results of the implementation of the Committee's Strategic Objectives

GLOBAL TRAINING STRATEGY

14. Implementation of the Global Framework Programme for Capacity Building on Natural Heritage

WORLD HERITAGE PACT

15. Evaluation of the World Heritage Partnerships for Conservation initiative (PACT)

WORKING METHODS AND TOOLS

16. Working methods of the World Heritage Committee

17. Reflection on the election of the members of the World Heritage Committee

FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES

18. InternationalAssistance

19. Presentation of the report on the management audit of the World Heritage Centre

20. Budget:

20A     Report on the execution of the 2006 to 2007 Budget

20B  Proposal for the World Heritage Funds Budget for the 2008 to 2009 biennium

Other business

CLOSING SESSION

21. Election of the Chairperson, Vice-Chairpersons and Rapporteur of the 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (June-July 2008)

22. Provisional Agenda of the 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee (June-July 2008)

23. Adoption of Decisions

24. Closing ceremony

 


 This Agenda item will be presented during the opening session

Session: 30COM