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Committee Decisions

33 COM 7B.23

Ilulissat Icefjord (Denmark) (N 1149)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7B,

2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.28, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007),

3. Notes the improved legal protection through the Executive Order of 15 June 2007 and the completion of the management plan 2009-2014 in 2008 and requests the national, regional and local authorities to ensure their implementation;

4. Requests the State Party to collaborate with other States Parties whose World Heritage properties contain glaciers to monitor the impacts on those properties of global climate change, and to develop adaptive management strategies to ensure the long-term protection of the Outstanding Universal Value of the properties in response to climate and other environmental change.

PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-09/33.COM/7B
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Denmark
Properties: Ilulissat Icefjord
Session: 33COM