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Decision : 35 COM 8B.56
Cultural Properties - Examination of minor boundary modifications - Historic Centre of Naples (Italy)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

2. Approves the proposed minor modification to the boundary of the Historic Centre of Naples, Italy;

3. Approves the proposed buffer zone for the Historic Centre of Naples, Italy;

4. Expresses concern for the recurrent danger, despite the considerable efforts by the State Party, of giving priority to prestigious built structures and areas to the detriment of modest and fragile urban fabric, the intangible heritage, and traditional economic activities and recommends that the State Party should allocate part of the funding collected to restoring the balance.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Italy
Year: 2011
Decision Code: 35 COM 8B.56