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Decision : 28 COM 15B.82
28 COM 15B.82

The World Heritage Committee [33],

1. Recalling paragraph 56 of the Operational Guidelines (2002)

2. Deplores the destruction of the ‘Kommod-Haus’ as a loss for the historic fabric of the property and its harmonious integration of architectural styles from successive periods;

3. Regrets that the Austrian authorities did not provide information on any of the issues raised in the letter by the World Heritage Centre, dated 14 October 2003;

4. Requests the State Party to work closely with the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS on the review of the state of conservation of the World Heritage property with special focus on the current construction plans and the protection of listed buildings;

5. Also requests the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies undertake a mission to the property and to report to the World Heritage Committee at its 29th session in 2005;

6. Further requests the State Party to submit a report on the state of conservation by 1 February 2005 to the World Heritage Centre in order that the World Heritage Committee can examine the state of conservation of the property at its 29th session in 2005.

 Decisions Report
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Austria
Year: 2004
Decision Code: 28 COM 15B.82