28 COM 19.2
The World Heritage Committee, 1. Recalling the responsibility of the States Parties under Article 5 (e) of the World Heritage Convention to “foster the establishment or development of national/regional centres for training in the protection, conservation and presentation of the cultural and natural heritage and to encourage scientific research in this field”, 2. Welcomes the initiative of the Government of China to establish a World Heritage Research and Training Institute in China and invites the State Party to report on the progress of this initiative at the 7th extraordinary session of the Committee in 2004.
World Heritage Research and Training Institute in China - Progress report