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Decision : 36 COM 7B.59
Archaeological Site of Carthage (Tunisia) (C 37)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

2.   Recalling Decision 35 COM 7B.59, adopted at its 35th session (UNESCO, 2011),

3.   Notes the report presented by the State Party and the information provided on the property’s boundaries;

4.   Encourages the State Party to continue its policy of land management of the areas in the archaeological zone to avoid alteration to the integrity of the property;

5.   Requests the State Party to implement the recommendations of the joint World Heritage Centre/ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission of January 2012, including:

a)  the revision, adoption and implementation of the Protection and Enhancement Plan for the property,

b)  the elaboration of a Presentation Plan and a Tourism Management Plan,

c)  the development of an archaeological and conservation strategy,

d)  the coordination of preservation and management tools of the property, and coordination of the roles of the different stakeholders concerned;

6.   Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2014 a report on progress made in implementing the above recommendations for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 38th session in 2014. 

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Tunisia
Year: 2012
Decision Code: 36 COM 7B.59