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Decision : 32 COM 8B.2
Changes to name of properties inscribed on the World Heritage List - iSimangaliso Wetland Park (SOUTH AFRICA)

The World Heritage Committee,

1.  Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/8B

2.   Approves the proposed name change to Greater St Lucia Wetland Park as proposed by the South African authorities. The name of the property becomes iSimangaliso Wetland Park in English and Parc de la zone humide d’iSimangaliso in French;

3.  Notes that decisions regarding changes in the names of properties must be approved by the World Heritage Committee before being published and promoted widely;

4. Reminds States Parties wishing to change the names of properties already inscribed on the World Heritage List to comply with the procedure and calendar of Paragraph 167 of the Operational Guidelines.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: South Africa
Year: 2008
Decision Code: 32 COM 8B.2