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Committee Decisions

32 COM 7B.118

Heart of Neolithic Orkney (United Kingdom) (C 514)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

2. Expresses its concern at the potential impact of the proposed wind turbines on the integrity and Outstanding Universal Value of the property, and requests the State Party to suspend the project,

3. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2009, further information on how the protection, including visual integrity, of the property might be strengthened to ensure that this project and other similar projects, which might impact on the Outstanding Universal Value of the property can be prevented;

4. Further requests the State Party to provide three printed and electronic copies of the draft revised management plan for review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies.

 

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