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Committee Decisions

33 COM 8B.43

Cultural properties - Examination of minor boundary modifications - Kairouan (Tunisia)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-09/33.COM/8B and WHC-09/33.COM/INF.8B1.Add,

2. Decides not to approve the minor modification of the boundaries Kairouan, Tunisia;

3. Refers the examination of the proposed buffer zones for Kairouan, Tunisia, back to the State Party to allow it to:

a) Review the existing proposal to delineate a buffer zone so as to ensure the proper conservation and protection of the Property. The buffer zone should also seek to integrate the three components of the World Heritage property;

b) Provide information on the criteria for defining the buffer zone, existing regulations and measures to secure protection and arrangements for effective management.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Tunisia
Properties: Kairouan
Session: 33COM