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Committee Decisions

CONF 016 V.16

Consideration of Item 4 of the agenda:Nominations to the World Heritage List (the Old City of Jerusalem and its walls)

16. After a discussion concerning the nomination presented by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan regarding "the Old City of Jerusalem and its walls", the following motion was adopted by consensus :

"The World Heritage Committee, at its fourth session, took into consideration the nomination presented by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan concerning "the Old City of Jerusalem and its walls" in all its cultural and human aspects.

The Committee was in full agreement in appreciating their unique importance in view of the universal values they represent from the religious, historical, architectural and artistic points of view.

The Committee decided to open the established procedure for the examination of this proposal for the inscription of "the Old City of Jerusalem and its walls" on the World Heritage List".