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Committee Decisions

35 COM 9B

Presentation and adoption of the World Heritage strategy for capacity building

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-11/35.COM/9B,

2. Welcomes the finalization of a new World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy and notes the participatory process used to develop this strategy;

3. Notes with appreciation the ongoing contribution of the State Party of Switzerland to the finalization of the World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy and to the implementation of the interim capacity building programme for World Heritage;

4. Adopts the World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy found in Document WHC-11/35.COM/9B;

5. Requests ICCROM, in collaboration with IUCN, ICOMOS, the World Heritage Centre, the UNESCO Chairs, and UNESCO category 2 centres related to World Heritage and other capacity building partners to begin the implementation of the strategy based on their specific areas of interest and resources;

6. Takes note of the need for a significant amount of additional funding in order to fully implement the World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy;

7. Encourages States Parties to support the new World Heritage Capacity Building Strategy and consider the allocation of additional financial resources to contribute to its implementation, taking into account the most important needs identified.

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-11/35.COM/9B
Themes: Capacity Building
Session: 35COM