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Committee Decisions

CONF 209 X.B.35

SOC: Islamic Cairo (Egypt)

X.35 Islamic Cairo (Egypt)

The Committee recalled the reports from the twenty-third ordinary and the twenty-third extraordinary session of the Bureau on the state of conservation of this property and adopted the following decision:

"The Committee thanked the national authorities and the international community for its commitment in supporting this important and complex site. The Committee wished to remind the State Party of the need to ensure the continuity of the long-term action for the success in the safeguarding and revitalization of Islamic Cairo. It encouraged the State Party to continue its direct and indirect financial contributions to the project and to foresee the involvement of the local population in the safeguarding and revitalization programme."

States Parties thanked the Secretariat for the quality of the cooperation programme, stressing that it represents a model for urban World Heritage sites conservation and revitalization strategies.

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-99/CONF.209/14
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Egypt
Properties: Historic Cairo
Session: 23COM