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Committee Decisions

CONF 202 21B.66

Cultural Landscape of Sintra (Portugal)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Takes note of the report provided by the State Party;

2. Congratulates the Portuguese authorities for the actions undertaken in view of the preservation and protection of the World Heritage site;

3. Recalls the practical steps recommended by the joint IUCN-ICOMOS mission and adopted by the Bureau at its 24th extraordinary session: creation of an independent Cultural Landscape Advisory Committee; creation of an advisory body/association of residents; the establishment of a public information, research and archives centre; and an adjustment of the high protection area of the Natural Park to coincide with the core area of the World Heritage site;

4. Urges the State Party to submit by 1 February 2003, a detailed report on these recommendations as well as a detailed management plan for the site for examination at its 27th session in June/July 2003.
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Context of Decision
PDF WHC-02/CONF.202/17
Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: EUR/NA
States Parties: Portugal
Session: 26COM