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Decision : 33 COM 7B.60
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou (Morocco) (C 444)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.65, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007),

3. Notes the continuing efforts of the State Party to improve the state of conservation of the property;

4. Also notes with satisfaction the completion of the management plan in 2007, and initial efforts to implement it;

5. Reiterates its concern that no progress has been made in establishing a satisfactory overall management structure and in putting in place sustainable funding arrangements for conservation and management of the property;

6. Urges the State Party to undertake the following:

a) Put in place a fully resourced management structure to co-ordinate the planning process for the property, take responsibility for the decision-making and implementation,

b) Integrate the draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value for the property into the management plan;

7. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2011 an updated report on the state of conservation of the property, and on the progress achieved in implementing the measures identified above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 35th session in 2011.

 Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Morocco
Year: 2009
Decision Code: 33 COM 7B.60