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Decision : 33 COM 14A.1
Reflection on the future of the World Heritage Convention

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Taking into account rule 20 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Heritage Committee, on the creation of consultative bodies,

2. Welcoming the Chairperson's summary Workshop to reflect the Future of the World Heritage Convention that was held at UNESCO Headquarters from 25 to 27 February 2009,

3. Recognizing the need for further reflection on this issue,

4. Establishes a Working Group on the Reflection on the Future of the World Heritage Convention as a Consultative Body that shall meet for the duration of its 33rd session, with a specific mandate to:

a) review the outcome of the above mentioned workshop;

b) formulate its recommendations thereon; and

c) report back on this issue to the Committee at is plenary session.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Working methods and tools, World Heritage Convention
Year: 2009
Decision Code: 33 COM 14A.1