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Committee Decisions

32 COM 7B.111

Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra (Ukraine) (C 527 bis)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7B,

2. 28 COM 15B.99 and 29 COM 8B.56, adopted at its 28th (Suzhou, 2004) and 29th (Durban, 2005) sessions respectively, Recalling Decisions

3. Notes the continued collaboration of the State Party with the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS;

4. Expresses its concern about numerous construction or restoration projects within the buffer zone of the property which could affect the Outstanding Universal Value of the property;

5. Invites the State Party to create a National Coordination Board in order to enhance collaboration between all stakeholders concerned;

6. Also requests the State Party, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS, to develop a draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value including the conditions of integrity and authenticity, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session in 2009;WHC-08/32.COM/24Rev

7. Requests the State Party to invite a joint World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS Reactive Monitoring mission to assess the state of conservation of the property and the issues identified in Decision 29 COM 8B.56, adopted at its 29th session (Durban, 2005);

8. Further requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2009, a state of conservation report covering all components of this property including, in conformity with Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, the description of any intention to undertake or to authorize major restoration or new construction projects which may affect the Outstanding Universal Value of the property, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session in 2009.

 

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-08/32.COM/7B
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Ukraine
Session: 32COM