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Committee Decisions

Extension: Butrint (Albania)

Property: Butrint

Id. N°: 570 Bis

State Party: Albania

Criteria: C (iii)

ICOMOS expressed its concern that tourism developments in a small area on the coast, excluded from the proposed extension, could have a disastrous impact on the site. ICOMOS, therefore, strongly recommended that this area be included in the protected area.

The Committee decided to extend the property under the existing criterion (iii) under the condition that the excluded area would be included in the zone of the proposed enlargement.

The Delegate of Italy offered the interest of his Government to support the Albanian Government in the preparation and implementation of the management plan for the site.


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Albania
Properties: Butrint
Session: 23COM
Year: 1999