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Decision : CONF 001 VI.A(a).17
Establishment of the World Heritage List - General debate

It was the opinion of several members that the Committee should issue a statement on the whole philosophy underlying the Convention and, in particular, the need for a World Heritage List. Others felt that the discussion on the criteria for inclusion of properties in the List would necessarily raise the philosophical concepts involved.

 Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
Themes: Credibility of the World Heritage List
Year: 1977
Decision Code: CONF 001 VI.A(a).17