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Decision : 29 COM 7B.64
City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta (Georgia)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

2. Recalling its Decision 28 COM 15B.69, adopted at its 28th session (Suzhou, 2004),

3. Urges the State Party of Georgia to define core and buffer zones of the property;

4. Expresses its serious concern over the state of conservation of this property and urges the State Party to take urgent and appropriate measures;

5. Encourages the State Party to implement the Master Plan developed by UNESCO and UNDP in 2003;

6. Recalls the importance of cooperation between the State Party and stakeholders for the conservation of the property.

7. Requests the State Party to solve the problem of the illegal and inappropriate additions to the old Catholicos Palace that strongly affects Mtskheta's outstanding universal value.

8. Requests the State Party to provide the World Heritage Centre with an updated report by 1 February 2007 for examination by the Committee at its 31st session (2007).

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Georgia
Year: 2005
Decision Code: 29 COM 7B.64