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Committee Decisions

31 COM 23B

PROVISIONAL AGENDA OF THE 32ND SESSION OF THE WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE (JULY 2008)

 

The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-07/31.COM/23,
  2. Decides that its 32nd session will take place in Québec, Canada, from 2 to 10 July 2008;
  3. Adopts the following provisional Agenda for its 32nd session (Québec, 2008):

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 Rapporteurs
  • 4A Report of the Rapporteur of the 31st session of the World Heritage Committee (Christchurch, 2007)
  • 4B Report of the Rapporteur of the 16th session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention (UNESCO, 2007)
  • 5. Report of the World Heritage Centre on its activities and the implementation of the World Heritage Committee's Decisions

6.      Progress reports on World Heritage Funds

6.A Progress report on the African World Heritage Fund

6.B Progress report on the creation of the Pacific World Heritage Fund

EXAMINATION OF THE STATE OF CONSERVATION

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

7.1 Presentation of the Results of the Experts Meeting on Buffer Zones

7.2 Presentation of the Draft Recommendation on Historic Urban Landscapes

7.3 Report on the reinforced monitoring mechanism

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 2008, in conformity with the Operational Guidelines

8B Nominations to the World Heritage List

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

8D Point of information on the preparation of serial transnational nominations

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

9.   Discussion on outstanding universal value

10. Progress report on Thematic Studies

PERIODIC REPORTS

11. Periodic Reports

11A    Follow-up on the Periodic Report for Africa

11B   Follow up on the Periodic Report for Arab States

11C   Follow up on the Periodic Report for Europe and North America

11D   Follow up on the Periodic Report for Latin America and the Caribbean

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

SPECIAL REPORTS

12.  Protection of the Palestinian cultural and natural heritage

WORKING METHODS AND TOOLS

13. Revision of the Operational Guidelines

14. Continuation of the reflection on the elections of the members of the World Heritage Committee

FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES

15. International Assistance

16. Report on the execution of the 2006-2007 Budget

17. Progress report on the implementation of the recommendations of the 2007 Audit

18. Other business

CLOSING SESSION

19. Election of the Chairperson, Vice-Chairpersons and Rapporteur of the 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (June-July 2009)

20. Provisional Agenda of the 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee (June-July 2009)

21. Adoption of Decisions

22. Closing ceremony

Session: 31COM