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Committee Decisions

35 COM 8B.53

Cultural Properties - Examination of minor boundary modifications - Choirokoitia (Cyprus)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-11/35.COM/8B.Add and WHC-11/35.COM/INF.8B1.Add,

2. Refers the examination of the proposed minor modification to the boundary of Choirokoitia, Cyprus, back to the State Party in order to allow it to:

a) Extend the boundary of the World Heritage property in order to enclose all of the State-owned property of the peninsular bounded by the Maroni river,

b) Identify the full extent of the site through field survey and geophysics, and strategic excavation if necessary, as prescribed by paragraph 100 of the Operational Guidelines and amend the boundary of the World Heritage property accordingly,

c) Enlarge the buffer zone to the north, east and south and complete negotiations on the final extent of the Controlled Zone.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Cyprus
Properties: Choirokoitia
Session: 35COM