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Decision : 36 COM 7B.50
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (Egypt) (C 87)

The World Heritage Committee,

1.   Having examined Document WHC-12/36.COM/7B.Add,

2.   Recalling Decision 34 COM 7B.56, adopted at its 34th session (Brasilia, 2010),

3.   Regrets that the State Party did not submit a report as requested;

4.   Reiterates its request to the State Party for:

a)  An integrated management plan for the property as a whole,

b)  The establishment of a West Bank buffer zone;

5.   Also reiterates its request to the State Party, in accordance to Paragraph 172 of the Operational Guidelines, to provide detailed information on the planning and design of proposed and on-going projects, in particular the Corniche and the landing stage for cruise boats on the West Bank, for review prior to implementation;

6.   Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2013, a report on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 37th session in 2013.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Egypt
Year: 2012
Decision Code: 36 COM 7B.50