14 GA 5
The General Assembly, 1. Having examined the financial situation of the World Heritage Fund and the contribution of UNESCO to the activities of the World Heritage Centre as planned in the 32 C/5, 2. Recognizing the need to increase the financial resources from the UNESCO Regular Budget for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, 3. Recalling Decision 27 COM 11 of the World Heritage Committee at its 27th session (Paris, 2003), 4. Recalling its wish that the 32nd General Conference allocate an additional US$ 1 million for activities directed at the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, 5. Invites the World Heritage Centre to inform the World Heritage Committee at its 28th session (Suzhou, China, 2004), as to the use of the referred additional amount, based on Main Line of Action 2 of Sub-programme IV.2.1 of document 32 C/5, according to Decision 27 COM 11.3, 6. Recommends that, when preparing the draft document 33 C/5, the Director-General explore additional resources for the activities of the World Heritage Centre from the Regular Budget of UNESCO, in consultation with the World Heritage Committee; 7. Further recommends that when preparing the draft document 33 C/5 the Director-General also seek additional extrabudgetary resources for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention; 8. Acknowledges and expresses thanks to those donors who have supported the activities of the World Heritage Centre.
Report of the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee on the Activities of the World Heritage Committee