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Committee Decisions

CONF 203 X

Progress Report, Synthesis and Action Plan on the Global Strategy for a Representative and Credible World Heritage List

X.18 At the end of the debate, the Director of the Centre promised that the actions for the year 2000 would be reviewed in the light of the discussion. The Chairperson commended the regional approach that would redress the imbalances of the World Heritage List. The prioritized action plan prepared as a follow-up of the Consultative Body concerning the implementation of the Global Strategy was endorsed. The activities foreseen in the regional action plans for 1999 presented under Section VI of the Working Document, were approved, and in addition: US$ 15,000 for IUCN and US$ 23,000 for ICOMOS.

Summary Workplan of regional activities approved in 1999 under Chapter II: Global Strategy

1. AFRICA

Publication of report and follow-up of the 4th Global Strategy Meeting

 3,000

Regional Thematic Global Strategy Meeting on Cultural Landscapes(40,000 approved in 1997)

 8,000

 

11,000

 

2. ARAB STATES                                                                                                                        

Second Regional Study on the identification of potential natural sites

(Publication and translation of the report in Arabic)

8,000

Seminar on Monuments (Publication and distribution of the report in Arabic)

30,000

 

38,000

 

3. ASIA

Publication and distribution of the report of the Central Asian Archaeological Heritage meeting

 5,000

Completion of ongoing analysis on representativity of World Heritage Cultural sites in Asia in cooperation with ICOMOS and ICCROM

 6,000

Mission and case study on Afghanistan to address issue of cultural properties in situation of armed conflicts

10,000

 

21,000


4. PACIFIC

Regional review of all protected areas including South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) initiated Community Based Conservation Area (CBCAs)

15,000

Support to Pacific participants to attend regional workshops and meetings

15,000

 

30,000

 

5. EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA

Expert meeting on Cultural Landscapes for Eastern and Central Europe and Baltic States

 30,000

 

 30,000

 

6. LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Latin America

 

Expert meeting on Cultural Landscapes in the Andean region (Publication of report in Spanish)

  5,000

Expert meeting on Cultural Landscapes in Central America

25,000

The Caribbean

 

The Cultural Heritage of the Caribbean and the World Heritage Convention(Publication and distribution of the report)

 5,000

Compilation of existing studies of Caribbean natural and cultural heritage

10,000

Grand Total

45,000

 

TOTAL BY REGION

 

- Africa

- Arab States

- Asia

- Pacific

- Europe and North America

- Latin America and the  Caribbean

 1999

 11,000

 38,000

 21,000

 30,000

 30,000

 45,000

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175,000

 

 

Themes: Credibility of the World Heritage List, Reports
Session: 22COM