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Committee Decisions

29 COM 7B.39

Robben Island (South Africa)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7B.Rev,

2. Recalling its Decision 28 COM 15A.40, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3. Commends the State Party of South Africa and the Robben Island Museum for starting the implementation of the recommendations of the joint ICOMOS/ICCROM/IUCN mission;

4. Takes note of the appointment of the Robben Island Museum Chief Executive Officer;

5. Encourages the State Party and the Robben Island Museum to continue the ongoing development of an integrated management plan and to submit it to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2006, for examination by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006);

6. Urges the State Party and the Robben Island Museum, with the assistance of the Advisory Bodies, to set priorities for the implementation of all the recommendations made by the joint ICOMOS/ICCROM/IUCN mission;

7. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre a progress report on the implementation of the recommendations made by the joint ICOMOS/ICCROM/IUCN mission by 1 February 2006, for examination by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006).

Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: AFR
States Parties: South Africa
Properties: Robben Island
Session: 29COM