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Decision : 27 COM 7B.63
Cologne Cathedral (Germany)

The World Heritage Committee [38],

1. Noting the information provided by the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS on the current situation at the property,;

2. Recalling paragraph 56 of the Operational Guidelines, inviting States Parties to provide information to the World Heritage Centre in case of major planning decisions affecting a World Heritage property,;

3. Requests the State Party and City of Cologne to collaborate with the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS in the review of the building plans;

4. Requests the World Heritage Centre and ICOMOS to arrange a mission to the property in consultation with the State Party ;

5. Further requests the State Party to provide a detailed report on the situation to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2004 in order that the World Heritage Committee can examine the state of conservation of the property at its 28th session in 2004.

[38] Decision adopted without discussion.

 Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: EUR/NA
States Parties: Germany
Properties: Cologne Cathedral
Year: 2003
Decision Code: 27 COM 7B.63